Students in this rural area will soon benefit from vocational education and training in this new purpose built light engineering training centre.
The girls at Pana Wady are loving having internet access to help them with their studies. On a recent visit they surprised us by tabbing straight to the Pana Wady pages on this website. Let's hope they see this post too!
A safer and healthier environment has been provided for the boys with a new dormitory, toilets, wash areas, kitchen and dining room, and library.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
Luang Prabang, Laos PDR 2011
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 environmen...
Irrawaddy Delta, southern Myanmar 2008
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 ...
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 ...