The Thai Red Cross Society
The Thai Red Cross Society is an international non-profit organization that aims at providing medical and humanitarian assistance within the territory of Thailand. Its goal is to alleviate human suffering and promote an enhanced quality of life through various tasks and activities. The Thai Red Cross Society also supports blood and organ donation and distribution. Tourists visit Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute or “Sathan Saovapha Snake Farm”—as locals call it—to participate in educational programs about snakes which include snake venom extraction and snake handling demonstration.