The recipients included 58-year-old Wandee Mungkhamen who worked as toilet-cleaner at a temple to take care of herself and 43 pet dogs that she rescued from the streets. Her touching story made headlines in Thai newspapers and social media.
The ceremony to hand out the bags, each worth Bt600, was held in front of the Muang Samut Songkhram Police Station. Police officers and family members also provided free meals and a free haircut service to participants.
Published : July 28, 2017
By : Khajorn Phonimthai The Nation