Chamnong Jitnirat

Ashoka Fellow
Thailand
Fellow Since 1999
Housing Development Foundation (Ubonratchathani)

Citation

This profile was prepared when Chamnong Jitnirat was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1999.
Introduction
A teacher by training, Chamnong Jitnirat works at the grassroots level to create a coherent national movement for urban community development in Thailand. He addresses the problem of managing the ever-growing number of slum communities in the country by engaging the slum community leaders of Bangkok as community educators in other provinces.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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