Asok Prasanson

Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1989
Thai Farmer Foundation


This profile was prepared when Asok Prasanson was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1989.
Asok Prasanson, after escaping a drug lord in Burma as a boy and a Bangkok chemical company threatening him for organizing a worker protest over unsafe conditions as a young man, settled in his native rural northeast. There he has pioneered a new approach to financing and organizing village development through the Buddhist wats.
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