8 results for month: 08/2017


Aye Yeik Mon Girls’ Orphanage

Tailoring workshop - Back in 2004 we saw a need to provide the more than 200 girls at this orphanage with a sense of purpose in life. Something to help them develop new skills and become more independent of the orphanage ...

Pana Wady Girls’ Orphanage

Vocational training - The founder of the orphanage had long dreamt of her girls being able to develop good vocational skills that would give them independent careers outside the orphanage. We helped her achieve this ambition. ...

MBOA Boys’ Orphanage

Computer training - When we visited the  Myanmar Buddhist Orphanage Association in 2004 we saw a need to help the boys develop career-oriented skills.

Deak Kum Pa Orphanage & School

Luang Prabang, Laos PDR  2011 Educational facility Local partners:      Mr Andrew Brown and the Supervision Committee of Deak Kum Pa Orphanage At the time, this orphanage was home to over 500 children, ranging from around seven to around 18 years of age. Due to a lack of resources, the orphanage had not been able to cater for younger children, though there were many orphaned children under age seven in the local community who may have been at risk of exploitation, and for whom the orphanage & residential school could offer a safer and healthier environment. We assisted the orphanage to develop an educational facility for this ...

Cyclone Nargis

Irrawaddy Delta, southern Myanmar   2008 Emergency relief In May 2008, Cyclone Nargis devastated the Irrawaddy Delta region of Myanmar with up to 150,000 people killed or missing.  Mingalar Parahita, the orphanage near Twante where we had been working, was badly damaged. Some of the children were killed or badly injured. While the larger aid agencies struggled to deploy aid, our experience and networks in Myanmar meant we were able to distribute immediate emergency relief.    Our local volunteers shipped fresh water, food, medical supplies and tarpaulins to the orphanages and local communities where we had been working. We then spread ...

Kani Boys’ Orphanage – Vocational training

At Kani, not far from Yangon, we funded the construction of a mechanical workshop, complete with a metal-working lathe, drills and other equipment. We also funded vocational education so the resident boys, and ...

Metta Geha

Kanpetlet town, Chin State    2014-current Horticulture, medical program, tertiary education, library, infrastructure This orphanage, home to more than 50 children, is in the remote hillside village of Kanpetlet, a long six hour drive from Bagan. We have a number of initiatives underway here in ...

Mingalar Parahita

Where:                Irrawaddy Delta What:                    Education project - Child labour & trafficking Project date:      2016 As the largest of our partner orphanages, Minglar Parahita seemed a good place to launch our new project aimed at raising awareness ...