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Field of Work: Health
Saree Aongsomwang, who as a nurse witnessed the lack of consumer protection in Thailand's health care system, is gathering the country's consumers into a broad and powerful network.
Field of Work: Human Rights
Chantawipa ("Noi") Apisuk is helping Thailand's 100,000 female prostitutes build self-confidence, organize, and fight against exploitation and risks such as AIDS.
Field of Work: Learning/Education
Krisada Boonchai is both professionalizing citizen sector organizations and increasing the academic community's understanding of grassroots issues by bridging the divide that has traditionally separated these two sectors. Through the flexible collaboration of his Social and Academic Activists Forum (SAAF), Krisada seeks to promote a collective strategy toward local...
Field of Work: Learning/Education
In northern Thailand, Sombat Boonngamanong is devising an education system that erases divisions within society. He links the interests of children, teachers, and parents so that everyone can participate in the educational process. Using the Internet, he is also actively extending this community to the rest of Thailand, its government, and even international neighbors.
Field of Work: Health
Nattaya Boonpakdee is prompting mainstream Thai society to talk about sexual health and rethink gender roles in order to create large-scale behavioral change. By eliminating sexual stereotypes and misinformation among at-risk groups, their communities and service providers, she is enabling people to make more informed choices in a supportive environment.
Field of Work: Economic Development
Somsook Boonyabancha, an architect for the public, has found a way to end the universally harmful stalemate between poor slum squatters and owners/developers that characterizes so many southern hemisphere cities.
Field of Work: Environment
Chantasit Boonyasaranai is building environmental knowledge and commitment to conservation among Thailand's youth by providing them with opportunities for hands-on experience. University students help high school students who in turn help elementary students; and, together, they are working to influence both school and parks policies.
Field of Work: Learning/Education
Disruption of family life, poverty, social and spiritual ills - all byproducts of Thailand's "urban migration". Villages, decimated by shrinking populations, are paying the price for the country's rapid development. Utis Buddhasud is helping to keep villages and families in the impoverished Northeast together by creating model programs which offer families a healthier...
Field of Work: Economic Development
Phantip Buttad, a Thai woman with only four years of formal education, has influenced Thailand's legislators to provide a long-term solution to Bangkok's displaced slum-dwellers and is organizing those who have suffered eviction to realize the dream of home ownership.
Field of Work: Civic Engagement
Laddawan Chaininpun is transforming youth gangs into structured and empowered support groups to address the broader needs of youth in northern Thailand, and thus reducing socially destructive behavior, violence, and drug use, and turning once troubled youth into responsible citizens.