Planning for the Sustainable Development of Southern Thailand

Asian Development Bank (ADB) (May 2008 – November 2008)
With funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Kenan provided an international consultant to serve as the Human Resources/Social Development Specialist for the US $300,000 Planning for the Sustainable Development of Southern Thailand project between May and November 2008.
Kenan’s consultant

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Clean Hands, Zero Bird Flu

Colgate Palmolive, Thailand / USAID GDA / Thai Ministry of Health / Thai Ministry of Education (2007 – 2009)
Kenan partnered with Colgate Palmolive (Thailand), the USAID Global Development Alliance (GDA), the Thailand Ministry of Health, and the Thailand Ministry of Education to create the Clean Hands, Zero Bird Flu

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Preparedness for Pandemic Influenza

USAID (2006 – 2009)
With U.S. $1.5 million in support from USAID, Kenan partnered with the ministries of health from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam to formulate and implement joint action programs for cross-border collaboration on communicable disease surveillance and response with a focus on avian and pandemic influenza.

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The MSD Inquiry-based Science and Technology Education Program (INSTEP)

Merck Foundation / MSD (Thailand) Ltd. (October 2006 – September 2012)
Kenan, the Merck Foundation, and MSD (Thailand) designed the IN-STEP education initiative to improve sci- ence instruction and learning in Thailand. From 2006 to 2010, the program was piloted in the province of Phang-Nga, and from 2010 to 2012

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Regional Enterprise Development Project for Cambodia

USAID (2002 – 2004)
With over US $100,000 in funding from USAID, Kenan Foundation Asia developed the capacity of SME Cambodia (SMEC), an SME-oriented NGO, through four key activities: internships in Thailand, train-the-trainers sessions, technical assistance, and association building. Internships were conducted to provide exposure to active consulting assignments, to

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The Business Support Organizations Partnership (BSOP)

USAID (Under the AERA Program) (1999 – 2005)
The “Business Support Organizations Partnership” (BSOP) project, part of the larger Accelerating Economic Recovery in Asia (AERA) program, developed 30 U.S.-Thai partnerships. The results included facilitating 25 policy, regulatory and systematic changes, training more than 7,000 people and distributing 20,000 training materials,

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The Business Advisory Center (BAC)



USAID (Under the AERA Program) (1999 – 2005)
The Business Advisory Center, under Dr. Saisawan Vadhanapanich, brought in Thai MBAs to work with American volunteers from UNC’s MBA Enterprise Corps and more experienced consultants from the International Executive Service Corps, the Citizens for Development Corps and the Agricultural Cooperative Development

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