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Field of Work: Civic Engagement
Chiranuch Premchaiporn has introduced a news and knowledge strategy that, by combining new media technologies with a flexible organization, ensures the free flow of information and exchange of diverse perspectives. Her online newspaper, Prachatai, is forging a more inclusive media environment, engaging tens of thousands of marginalized citizens and interest groups, at a...
Field of Work: Human Rights
By working with women and young people to address the needs of ethnic communities, Phairot Pronjongman is developing a new comprehensive community-based empowerment program in northern Thailand.
Field of Work: Environment
Nikom Putta works with small communities to create locally designed and implemented environmental regulations. His objective is to develop a model for grassroots managed development that strikes a balance between the conservation of natural resources and the needs and aspiration of local communities.
Field of Work: Learning/Education
Naw Paw Ray is building a network of migrant schools and training migrant teachers to address the vast educational gap between Thai children and the children of Burmese migrant workers in Thailand. Naw Paw’s schools provide quality education that prepares migrant children for a prospective return to Burma or integration into Thai society and culture. This model is...
Field of Work: Civic Engagement
Fong Ritnekul is pioneering the building of community associations in Thailand's North, creating more inclusive forms of civic participation that not only promote community problem-solving, but also foster greater trust in the traditionally hostile relationships between citizens from this region and the mainstream.
Field of Work: Economic Development
Recognizing that sustainable marine resource management hinges on the economic survival of small-scale fishers, Wichoksak Ronnarongpairee is creating Thailand’s first market for sustainably captured seafood, owned and operated by fishing communities by, simultaneously, creating a national awareness and consumes demand for healthy marine food.
Field of Work: Civic Engagement
Khun Sun Rupsung, who has been a village teacher in Thailand's poor Northeast since he was a teenager, is demonstrating how to diversify the region's local economies while integrating and making effective use of the growing number of elementary school leavers.
Field of Work: Environment
By initiating citizen-led industrial pollution monitoring, Penchom Saetang is amplifying the Thai public demand for corporate and government accountability to community health and the environment, at the neighborhood level, as well as national policy.
Field of Work: Economic Development
Working in villages in southern Thailand, Samart Sakawee has developed a novel savings group that not only creates new economic opportunities for its members, but also cultivates the central values of civil society–good governance, transparency, and participation–from the village-up.
Field of Work: Civic Engagement
Sunit Shrestha is encouraging young people to engage in social sector work in Thailand and across South and Southeast Asia. By providing integrated support and advocating institutional changes, Sunit is creating a space for youth-led social enterprises in the mainstream economy.