Pitakkiat Wittaya School Re-Opens a Week after Deadly Fire
CHIANG RAI – Raewat Wassana, Manger of Pitakkiat Wittaya School in Wiang Pa Pao district, said the school was ready to reopen after being shut down following the deadly inferno last Sunday.
More than 12 million baht in donations has poured in to help the families of the victims of the tragic fire the took the lives of seventeen children and injured many more.
Prasert Jitpleecheep, Chief District officer of Wiang Pa Pao, said 12.3 Million Baht had been transferred to bank accounts opened to receive donations from the public to help the families of the fire victims.
The accounts would be officially closed on Monday morning. He urged those wanting to donate to contact the school directly.
Local authorities will meet with the parents of the dead pupils on Wednesday and Friday to provide financial assistance and determine further needs.
Raewat Wassan said some children may not be returrning and that he wasn’t sure how many parents would be withdrawning their children from the school until the end of Monday.
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