CP Foods and partners supply food for Myanmar migrant workers
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CP Foods) has joined hands with True Corporation and Osotspa to provide nourishing food and other necessities to 1,200 families of Myanmar migrant workers under quarantine in Samut Sakhon province.
The relief supplies are being distributed through the Myanmar Embassy in Bangkok as a part of the “CPF Food from the Heart Against Covid-19” project.
Myanmar Ambassador Myo Myint Than thanked the Thai public and private sectors for supporting the migrant workers and their families who are affected by the virus outbreak. It is the grateful of Myanmar people.
CP Foods said it had supplied nourishing quality products including 36,000 fresh eggs, 1,200 bags of Royal Umbrella rice, 1,200 bottles of vegetable oil, 3,600 cups of CP Veg It Up soup and 14,400 bottles of drinking water to the migrant workers.
The “CPF Food from the Heart Against Covid-19” project has been up and running since early 2020 to alleviate the hardships facing Thai and migrant people, said CP Foods CEO Prasit Boondoungprasert.
Suphakit Vuntanadit, group chief commercial officer at True Corporation, said the company donated 2,000 SIMs with unlimited internet for 30 days and 2,000 fabric face masks. The internet SIM card will allow migrants to access online entertainment and keep them in touch with their families and friends during the quarantine, he said
Sze Tian Poh, chief international business officer at Osotspa, said that it had donated 10,000 bottles of its M150 and Lipo energy drinks, plus 3,600 bottles of C-Vitt to strengthen the immune system.
Since March 2020, “CPF Food from the Heart against COVID-19” has delivered foods to 200 public hospitals nationwide and further delivered foods to 20,000 families of doctors and nurses. Also, the company supports 5 hospitals in remote areas of Tak Province to prevent outbreaks at the Thai-Myanmar border.
CP Foods has also partnered with the Labour Protection Network (LPN) to provide over 30,000 packs of CP Foods products and 10,000 fresh eggs to help migrant workers in the Mahachai shrimp market.