The Foundation
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The Charter
The Aims
The logo
Launch of the Foundation


The Rotary Club of Maechan is a main partner of all the foundation's activities.

Rotary International


The foundation is advised by
Bangkok Legal Associates Law Office.


The Chao Phya Abhai Raja Siammanukulkij Foundation

Press / Count Gerald van der Straten Ponthoz

Those of us who were fortunate enough to be born happy on this planet should never forget that many others were not as lucky...

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The Chao Phya Abhai Raja Siammanukulkij Foundation has been named after the Thai name of Gustave Rolin-Jaequemyns.

Gustave Rolin-Jaequemyns was the General Advisor of H.M. King Chulalongkorn, between 1892 and 1901.
He received the title of Chao Phya by royal appointment, the highest possible title for a foreigner.
He is also the only foreigner to have reveived such a high title.
Gustave Rolin is still regarded as an important personality in the history of Siam, and his usually called Chao Phya Abhai Raja.

The Chao Phya Abhai Raja Siammanukulkij Foundation has two main aims:

- To preserve the good memory of the work and achievements of Chao Phya Abhai Raja Gustave Rolin-Jaequemyns in Siam.

- To help the society.

In order to preserve the memory of Chao Phya Abhai Raja, the foundation has published books, innaugurated statues, and organized various event.

For the charity aspect of the foundation, all project follow a simple guideline: To use what diadvantaged youngters like to help them generate revenues.
Many projects have been already organized, from musical and art projects to university studies, and even sports.

The largest project of the foundation has been the contruction of a football stadium for hill tribe youngsters.

The foundation and all its partners have one aim: Make the dreams of the disadvantaged students come true.

Count Gerald van der Straten Ponthoz


Thaanit Vajarodaya
Office of His Majesty's Principal Private Secretary.


Ass. Prof
Dr Adith Cheosakul


Somrit Phuntarat
Taweeheng Leasing


Tuenjai Sinthuvnik
Deputy Director General
Gov Public Relations

Public Relations

Count Gerald van der Straten Ponthoz

Patrick Rolin
Rolin Family Association

Rolin Family Representative

The Chao Phya Abhai Raja Siammanukulkij Foundation

Insii Thai House
88 Baan Nongwen
T. Maechan, A.Maechan
Chiangrai 571100

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