Who is eligible?
- Children from poor regions, especially from Isan (Northeast of Thailand).
- Income limit per family: 7,000 Baht (€ 175) per month, plus 1,000 Baht (€ 25) per dependent child.
- Sufficient intelligence to follow general secondary education.
- The explicit demand and strong motivation of both the child and the parents.
The selection of candidates is done by staff members of the Good Shepherd Sisters in collaboration with Luc Mestdagh (honorary secretary of our association)
who has been living in Nong Khai since his retirement. These people have a thorough knowledge of the region and the language. They personally visit all the candidates
at their home.