The Burma Children Medical Fund operates the B.K. Kee Patient House that provides accommodation for patients and their families who come to Chiang Mai for treatment. Club members visit the house weekly, interacting with the children, and providing recreation and support.
Myanmar refugees in Thailand can't receive an accredited high school diploma. Passing the American General Educational Development test gives them access to higher education. Our club supports BEAM by preparing students for successful completion of these tests.
Vision has a great impact on how much and/or how quickly a child learns. Bad vision can interfere with learning. The project aims to screen children for eye problems, provide them with the correct spectacles free of charge, then follow-up with additional eye exams each year they’re in school.
We aim to eliminate violence in schools, cultivate peace culture, and train future leaders by teaching students Aikido, a non-violent martial art. Students will develop self-confidence and inner discipline so that they can focus on studying.
Every year, our club organizes a Children’s Winter Clothing and School Supplies Appeal. We help collect warm winter clothes, shoes and stationery, and distribute it to children in need, living in the mountains of Northern Thailand.
CMIRC has been approached by the Rotary Club of Fig Garden, Fresno, California to be the local partner on a Global Grant, "Thailand Water and Sanitation Project". The project is planned to last for 3 years and will install clean water systems in some 10 remote villages in the Mae Chaem and Omkoi.
Because of the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, Chiang Mai city is experiencing an economic downturn. Since COVID-19 arrived in Thailand, CMIRC has donated over 1,000,000 baht to fund several food donation programs.
Originally, Teddy Trekkers were knitted teddy bears that came to life thanks to a very diligent and charitable group of ladies in Australia. Their purpose is to lift the spirit of sick children and youth. CMIRC has sent donated Teddies to children in Chiang Mai and beyond.