The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees who worked in South Korea

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Chang Kee-ryo

A prominent surgeon, educator and a philantrophist who set up medical cooperatives in the midst of rebuilding a war-ravaged nation, that allowed for his poor countrymen to access quality medical care

Kim Yong-ki

A South Korean agrarian movement leader, Christian and philosopher who pioneereed waste land cultivation, and strove to demonstrate through his work that life as a farmer can be fulfilling and productive