Work from Homeless Project


Project Concept
-Most homeless people have an issue with their quality of life due to being inferior in every aspect, including finance. To clarify, they do not have enough savings or income to move up the class system.
-Homeless people lacks an access to income sources (work)
-Most homeless people don't have most of occupational skills, so they became unskilled labour
-Therefore, jobs for the homeless should be something basic that doesnt require many skills
-Most homeless people have a mental illness that causes them to have low self-esteem, resulting in being slothful and lacks of motivation
-During COVID-19 pandemic situation, homeless people are heavily affected both in terms of living and income earnings
-Accordingly, the Mirror Foundation starts the Work from Homeless project to help the homeless people to have income and access to more food which can make them feel more valued and active. Furthermore, our project also helps communicate the problem about homelessness to the public so they will become aware and give support.


Project Format
- The job for homeless people in our project is cleaning
-Work from Homeless project works in public areas, so sometimes we cooperate with Bangkok or other communities that want to employ homeless people to do the cleaning. Nevertheless, we also clean personal places when there is a request to us.
-The wage of homeless people will come from fundraising


Project Duration
- starting from July 2020

Project organized by
-Work from Homeless Project, The Mirror Foundation

Project coordinator
-Ms.Benjamas Phangam Tel.0910468598 Email: jue@mirror.or.th
                


        
"Work from Homeless Project, The Mirror Foundation
jue@mirror.or.th 
 Tel: 091-0468598  


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