In Pictures: Bangkok's Wannawit School fends off commercial developers while offering education to the poor
Wannawit School was started 70 years ago in Bangkok, Thailand to ensure affordable yet good and safe education for underprivileged local children. But being located in a prime developer location means it has to fight off pressure to close and has turned down large sums of money. Heralded now as a school that honours teaching and children's futures above paper money, it has become famous among Thais for its refusal to bow down to commercial development.
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