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Helping people get off the streets

‘Freshen Up Spot’ provides laundry, drying and bathroom services to homeless people. Photos: facebook.com/workfromhomeless

Every Friday under Phra Pinklao Bridge on Phra Athit Road, homeless people line up in front of a truck that provides laundry service as well as bathrooms. This service is known as “Sod Chuen Sathan (Freshen Up Spot)”, a collaborative project of The Mirror Foundation together with Otteri Wash & Dry.

Sittiphol Chuprajong, project manager of the homeless project under The Mirror Foundation explained that “Freshen Up Spot” was created after the group conducted a survey to find what homeless people need most besides shelter. The survey revealed that showering and brushing their teeth are two…

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