For 35 years, Rajani Dhongchai has been the relentless protector of the underprivileged and champion of alternative learning in Thailand. Rajani, who is better known as “Mae Aew” or “Mother” in english, is a true hero and the subject of the soon-to-be-released documentary feature film, 6 Weeks to Mother’s Day.
In 1979, Rajani was determined to work towards her mission of making society a better place for the children of the world. She and her husband, Piphop, previously teachers at government schools, established Children’s Village School (Moo Baan Dek) and Rajani took the role as principal of the school which served those in need. She continues to work toward her goal daily and gives an incredible amount of patience, love, respect and trust to each of the 150 children at the school. View full post »