It All Started First in Thailand
Scholars of Sustenance Foundation (SOS) has been serving to the communities in need in Thailand since the beginning of its operation in 2016 in Bangkok and 2019 in Phuket. We strongly value food equity where everyone can have fair access to good food and manage surplus food in the way to prevent good food from being wasted to the landfills.
Until now, SOS has been redistributing nutritious food to vulnerable communities for more than 5 million meals by rescuing surplus ingredients and food products from hotel chains, supermarkets, suppliers within Bangkok Metropolitan and Phuket areas every day.
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FOOD RESCUE PROGRAM
A Systematic Approach to Deliver Good Quality Surplus Food to People in Need.
We send trucks to rescue surplus food from various food-related industries such as hotels, retailers, suppliers, and manufacturers 7 days a week with a cold-chain logistic system. After a food safety inspection, surplus food is donated to orphanages, shelters, low-income communities.
RESCUE KITCHEN PROGRAM
Serving Nutritious Meals for the Needy.
More than rescuing food, we want to serve warm meals to the community during the trying time. We believe that a warm meal not only satiated the physical need in humans but empowering their souls to fight for a better day tomorrow. Our rescue kitchen program established a partnership with community volunteers to cook surplus food together and distribute nutritious meals, freshly cooked food to the community members in different locations every five days a week. A meal cooked by the community for the community people
Improve Children's Food Literacy.
We empower the new generation to become more conscious on the topic of food and the environment. We provide the active learning session to students to participate and learning through activities like gardening, plantation, cooking, making compost, and become more conscious about food that they eat everyday!
Bring Nutrients Back to Soils
Introducing the Food Waste Management Program! We offer the service of workshops, food waste management consultant, and food scrap to farm delivery. Learn how to manage food waste at home/ workplace and return good nutrition to the soils, for those who interested to turn you food scrap in household into the nutritious compost for you plants and saving the environment!
Share Your Skills, Time and Energy to Support Us
We served more than 11,000 meals for people every day across Bangkok and Phuket, still, more people are going to bed hungry. People need support now more than ever and we require any helping hands available to extend our reach for those in need. There are more communities we can help but we are unable to, there are many great projects that we can do but our resources are limited, and Vopro designed to produce more results for the people to make UNABLE, ABLE
A Great Opportunity for Students to Experience Social & Environmental Works
The program seek to establish system of internship within the foundation for the purpose of supporting foundation staff and food rescue operation. The program welcomes every college students from any campus who would like to experience the working in a foundation that creates impact to the people, society, and the world.