By THE NATION
Wanphen Phromphat, Phetchabun MP and president of Thai Women's Parliamentarian Association, led the group comprising party-list MP Wathanya Wong-ophasi, Bangkok MP Koranit Sukhonrattana, Sa Kaeo MP Trinuch Thianthong and Sukhothai MP Phansiri Kulnartsiri to kick off the campaign at Wat Kaewfa Chulamanee in Bangkok’s Dusit district on Thursday (May 7). House Speaker Chuan Leekpai presided over the event
“We will provide aid packages to 10 communities located around Parliament, expecting to help more than 1,600 households,” said Wanphen. “Many volunteers have signed up to join the campaign and will help deliver packages to people whose livelihoods have been affected by Covid-19.”
Chuan also added that this campaign was financed by the fund of Thai Women Parliamentarian Association, whose members also helped prepare the packages, which included dried foods, consumer products and necessary items.