The story of Niyom and Ae, two street vendors in Bangkok. Like everything in this city of 12 million, the street-hawking economy is transforming as a new class of vendors brings an unfamiliar set of skills and ambitions to the scene. Learn more: From Vendors to Housing, Informal Bangkok Is In Flux.
Watch this video with Thai subtitles.
This film is part of The Rockefeller Foundation’s Informal City Dialogues, in partnership with Forum for the Future and Next City. The project aims to start a conversation about informality in six different developing cities, and how we might make those cities more inclusive and resilient as we move into our rapidly urbanizing future.