The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees who worked in Thailand

Hariphitak, Fua

A painter who has made a life-long profession to preserve Thailand’s national artistic tradition, and through painting, restoration, writing and teaching, enlivening it with a future

Parnchand, Phra Chamroon

A former policeman who became a Buddhist monk and led fellow monks in Northeast Bangkok to help address drug addiction by setting up a unique drug treatment center that is anchored on spiritual and traditional approaches