Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1993
Pranakorn-Thonburi Community Cooperative
This description of Phanthip Buttad's work was prepared when Phanthip Buttad was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1993.
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.
The New Idea
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