16 results for author: Lucy Henry

Withakar Orphanage – Vocational training & library

All residents are now undergoing at least basic computer training at this site so we are upgrading our existing computer training facility and library.

Kani Boy’s Orphanage – Vocational training

Ten boys have made particularly good use of our vocational training: three have graduated as IT teachers, and seven have secured tech jobs in the Mingaladon industrial area in Yangon.

Para Wady Girls’ Orphanage – Horticulture

The good news from this little orphanage deep in the Irrawady Delta, is seemingly never-ending. Four of the girls are at University, and one has already qualified as a teacher.


Residents at this remote site in western Myanmar are learning tradition Chin weaving skills in our new vocational training project.


Each time we return to our horticulture project in the Chin Hills the garden has expanded a little more - a coffee plant nursery is the latest addition.

Dharmalinkara Boys’ Orphanage – Infrastructure

A safer and healthier environment has been provided for the boys with a new dormitory, toilets, wash areas, kitchen and dining room, and library.

Kin Ywa Orphanage & School

Mawlamyine, Mon State. 2005-2006. Medical clinic, dormitory. The Kin Ywa Orphanage & School was one of our earliest partners – we established a medical clinic there in 2005 and co-sponsored the construction of a new dorm building in 2006.

Witharkar Orphanage – Safety

Perimeter fence - On a recent visit we were concerned to find that one of our more basic building blocks, the security of the children, was being threatened by the rapid development of an illegal housing scheme nearby.

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. ...