ATU to Support Orphanage Taekwondo Education Program in Thailand
Taekwondo Association of Thailand headed by Mr.Pimol Srivikorn, president of the association launched a taekwondo education program for orphans in Thailand starting from Bangkok vicinity. Mr. Pimol said, “The program will not only help them grow physically but also grow with integrity. They feel they are different in schools and society as they are without parent. Taekwondo will give them courage and hope to live with.” The ATU has contributed to the development of aekwondo in South East Asian countries largely by supporting adult training. The ATU has also been seeking ways to make social contribution through taekwondo and found the orphanage program complies with what it has been seeking. The program also matches with the spirit of taekwondo, ‘doing good to mankind’.
Mr. Dai-Soon Lee, President of ATU and Mr. Dae-Won Kang, Vice President decided seek the ways to support the program at ATU level and visited the orphanage to observe and hear about the program. In the visit to an orphanage in Bangkok 100 sets of training suits were donated by ATU as an __EXPRESSION__ of commitment to continuous support. Mr. Kang also donated the remuneration he received for the chairmanship of the supervisory board of the 24th SEA taekwondo game to the program. Dr. Lee said “This is really a worthwhile program all taekwondo people should participate regardless of nationalities. Also program like this should be encouraged to take place across all Asian countries.”
Center: Mr. Dai-Soon Lee, Center left: Mr. Pimol Srivikorn, Center right: Mr. Dae-Won Kang
Mr. Dae-Won Kang presenting a donation to Mr. Pimol Srivikorn for phanage
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