The Raks Thai Foundation (RTF) was established on August 15, 1997 as a Thai successor to CARE International (Thailand) in promoting strong communities and assisting the disadvantaged in society. Dr. Krasae Chanawongse was appointed as the founding chairperson of RTF and continues in the role of Chair of the Executive Board of RTF to this present year (2012).
- Health promotion and prevention of HIV/AIDS
- Educational support
- Promotion of business, community enterprise and occupational development
- Natural resource management and the environment
- Assistance and rehabilitation of victims of natural disasters