Although Thailand enjoys a low unemployment rate of 1-2%, this masks underlying problems in underemployment and high youth unemployment. As of 2017, youth unemployment rates in Thailand reached 5.2% in large part due to skills mismatches between workforce needs and youth capabilities, as there is a shortage of youth workers
Following up on its successful financial literacy project for at-risk women, Citi Foundation worked with Kenan to create a financial training program for low-income teachers and their students in Nonthaburi, Nakhonnayok, Rayong and Chon Buri provinces. To ensure its sustainability, the Teacher’s Money Sense project was designed to instruct teachers
Launched in December 2016 and ending in May 2017, Kenan recruited 100 teachers from 2 provinces (50 each from Khon Kaen and Chiang Mai) and conducted a one-day FL training course for teachers in both provinces. The training built teachers’ knowledge in Personal Financial Management with a practical focus on
80 YSEALI members travelled to Hanoi, Vietnam for the YSEALI Economic Engagement in ASEAN Regional Workshop organized by Kenan Foundation Asia, where they learned about the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), intra-ASEAN and US-ASEAN trade as well as strategies to induce sustainable economic development. Beyond only building the YSEALI members knowledge
While Vietnam has achieved significant economic expansion over the past decade, growth has come at a cost to workers. The emphasis on growth has pressured companies to squeeze wages, mandate excessive overtime hours and pay insufficient attention to workplace safety standards.
The Strengthening the Awareness and Practice of International Labor
The aim of this project is to demonstrate how integrated rehabilitation services are being planned and implemented from a management perspective to a range of medical directors and senior health officials in Vietnam. The project will increase participants’ understanding of disability services that are provided in Thailand, give a background […]
ThaiBev (Thai Beverage Public Company Limited) June 2014 May 2017
Initiated under ThaiBev’s Community Smile program, the Leadership for a Better Quality of Life project demonstrates ThaiBev’s commitment to improving the quality of life for individuals where it operates, and to fostering livable, sustainable, and equitable communities.
The project works
United States Department of State (October 2014-March 2017)
The Vietnam Women Improving Lives and Leadership (WILL) project applies an innovative and gender integrated approach to building the capacity of Vietnamese civil society organizations (CSOs) and public agencies that serve the needs of women.
Funded by the U.S. Department of State,
United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) (October 2010-September 2015)
Originally a two year project, Lao Encouraging and Applying Democracy for Civil Society (LEAD) was the first United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) project to operate in Lao PDR.
It focused on enhancing the enabling environment for CSOs to operate more effectively by
As part of their commitment to catalyzing economic growth and prosperity in the communities where they operate, Chevron partnered with Kenan to launch the Chevron Sustainable Tourism in Mainland Surat Thani Communities Project in June, 2015.
The project’s goal is to improve the local economic capacity of coastal mainland Surat