Surang Janyam

Ashoka Fellow
Thailand
Fellow Since 2000
Empower Foundation

Citation

This profile was prepared when Surang Janyam was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2000.
Introduction
Surang Janyam is bringing basic reading and writing skills to Thailand's sex workers, a largely illiterate group. Her educational program bolsters the students' self-esteem, broadens their opportunities, and allows them to come together as a united voice for industry reforms.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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