Saturday, December 4, 2021: Months in the planning. Today was the day the WBC MuayThai Youth Cares program finally opened the MuayThai Gym for the children at the Pak Kret Care Home and Orphanage, Thailand.

With the kindness of the good people at Venum, who donated the equipment for the gym, and the team at Lumpinee Shorts, who donated 300 pairs of MuayThai shorts for the gym, along with a large donation from the WBC MuayThai Youth Cares fund to cover the costs of constructing the gym, a plan came together, and now the kids have a gym to call their own.

The opening ceremony was conducted by the management team at the Care Home, along with WBC MuayThai Executive Secretary, Colonel Thanapol Bhakdibhumi; also in attendance was former WBC MuayThai world champion and senior executive of Venum, Mr. Mehdi Zatout, and numerous champions of the ring.

Current World Boxing Council straw-weight world champion Panya Pradabsri gave an inspiring speech on how he rose to the top from the very bottom; he trained MuayThai in a local temple in rural NorthEast Thailand.

The team at the WBC MuayThai plan to have trainers from various famed MuayThai gyms in the locality visit the care home on a weekly basis to share their knowledge to the sports trainer sat the Orphanage in order to set in place a sustainable plan to train the children on a daily basis.

The WBC MuayThai Youth Cares program is chaired by and the brainchild of Miss. Jade Bhakdibhumi with a clear goal and vision to help those less fortunate.