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Sakon Nakhon Changemakers

An interview series of Sakon Nakhon Changemakers. Entrepreneurs, professionals, and educators who are working to make a positive impact in Sakon Nakhon province and the Kingdom of Thailand.

May 21
Honoring Sakon Nakhon’s 1st Governor (Wan Chao Khun Chan)

On May 21st, Sakon Nakhon celebrated “Wan Chao Khun Chan” (วันเจ้าคุณจันต์), which honors the life of Phraya Prachanprathet Thani, the first governor of Sakon Nakhon province. Despite overcast skies and occasional drizzle, the event was well-attended by government officials from throughout the province, as well as descendants of the legendary governor, who played a pivotal […]

Jul 05
The Power of Charity in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand

Previously we talked about the charitable efforts of the Thai-Chinese community in Sakon Nakhon, as demonstrated by the philanthropic efforts of the Metta Tham Foundation (เมตตาธรรมมูลนิธิสกลนคร). But they are not the only charity operating in the province. The Lion’s Club and Rotary Club of Thailand both have branches in Sakon Nakhon. And there are a […]

Aug 10
Sakon Nakhon History: Isan City, Province & People

Sakon Nakhon (สกลนคร) is a city and province located in the upper northeast region of Thailand known as Isaan or Isan. It is a province filled with mountains, lakes, forests, and farms, as well as 100s of Buddhist temples and a rich cultural history stretching back thousands of years. Sakon Nakhon City Name (Etymology) The […]

Apr 18
Tammawit Limlertcharoenvanich

An interview with changemaker Tammawit Limlertcharoenvanich, co-owner of House Number 1712 Can you tell me a little about your childhood? Where in Sakon Nakhon did you grow up, what did your parents do, where did you go to school, etc. Khun Tammawit: I was born in the center of the business area in Sakon Nakhon. […]

Mar 28
Napapai (Dew) Namprakai

An Interview with Changemaker Napapai (Dew) Namprakai of Sakon Nakhon Toyota Can you tell me a little about your childhood? Where in Sakon Nakhon did you grow up, what did your parents do, where did you go to school, etc. Napapai (Dew) Namprakai: I was born and grew up in Sakon Nakhon’s Amphur Muang along […]

Mar 21
Mann Craft (Prach Niyomkar)

An interview with changemaker Prach Niyomkar of Mann Craft Studios & Mann Gardens Can you tell me a little about your childhood? Where in Sakon Nakhon did you grow up, what did your parents do, where did you go to school, etc. Mann Craft: I was born in Sakon Nakhon. My mother’s family is here. […]