Empowering the rural poor in Thailand

By Ch’ng Chin Chin

May 2014 FEATURE
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Silk produced in this silk farming village is sold throughout Thailand.
Mechai Viravaidya is the man behind the successful albeit unorthodox population growth and HIV/AIDS prevention programme in Thailand. It is unsurprising that his community development projects are just as inventive.Pick your size – are you a Republican or a Democrat?“You should try it out tonight,” a female voice teases a group of friends as they walk out smiling from Cabbages & Condoms – they each have a condom in their hand and look pleased with the experience they just had....

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Ch’ng Chin Chin

just joined the pool of first home owners. A researcher and an avid traveller, she has no plans to give up travelling yet.