Ms. Etsoko Ueno, manager of the JSRPD, introduced the forum and the key presenters.
Ms. La-Ong Maneeterm, Program Manager of the "House of Hope" Foundation in Burirum Province (northeast Thailand), talked on "Creating Community Involvement" her experiences operating a care home for the underprivileged and orphans.
Mr. Hayashi Kagumi of JSRPD moderated the Q & A session and summarized what Ms. La-Ong and Mr. Somchai Rungsilp from Thailand presented.
Mr. Ghulam Nabi Nizamani, Chairman of the CBR/CBID Network, summarized his observations from the symposium and offered suggestions for future sessions.
Mr. Shintaro Nakamura, Senior Advisor on Social Security at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), is a co-facilitator.