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ADRA Myanmar Welcomes New Country Director

ADRA Myanmar officially welcomes new Country Director, Vitalie Zegera and his wife Ramona who will serve as HR Advisor. German nationals Vitalie and Ramona commenced work on 1 October 2020 and are currently awaiting their visas to enter Myanmar, COVID-19 permitting.

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Emergency

VESI: Labour Market and COVID-19 Impact Assessments Virtual Launch

Today, the LIFT (Livelihoods and Food Security Fund) funded VESI project, in partnership with AVSI and FRC (Finnish Refugee Council), virtually launched the ‘Labour Market & COVID-19 Impact Assessments to Inform Vocational Education and Decent Work Opportunities for Youth in Kachin and Northern Shan States’.

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Livelihoods

SURE: Establishing Coffee Nurseries in Keilung

A key activity in the MFAT and ADRA New Zealand funded SURE project has revolved around cultivating community nurseries in target villages such as Lungngo, Sempi, Balei and Vawti by providing technical support and materials to local farmers.

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Livelihoods

SURE: Thriving Nurseries

The SURE project has made efforts to develop nurseries in 6 villages. With lockdown and travel restrictions imposed following the outbreak of COVID-19 in Myanmar, it has been impossible to visit the nurseries and monitor their progress.

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CASE2LEARN

CASE2Learn Launch and Orientation

This week, the CASE2Learn project was launched at the Hilton Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw on the 3 September 2019 with orientation for the project following til the 5 September.

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CASE2LEARN

CASE+: RISE Baseline Report Launch

Yesterday, 23 May 2019, ADRA Myanmar along with CASE+ project partner RISE, hosted a meeting at Summit Parkview Hotel in Yangon. The purpose was to launch the presentation of 2 baseline reports completed on Out of School Children and Teaching and Learning.

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News

Staff Retreat 2019

Each year, ADRA Myanmar staff from both the field and support office, join together for a capacity building based staff retreat. This year we went international and travelled to Bangkok, Thailand staying at the Avani Atrium Hotel from 10-14 March.

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News

ADRA International Launches Official Rebrand

During an ADRA network meeting hosted in Jordan over the last few weeks with Country Directors and other ADRA staff in attendance from different offices around the globe, ADRA International launched the official rebrand of ADRA.

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News

Farewell to our Finance & Administration Director

Last week, we said farewell to Herinjanahary Fleur Henrisse (Hery) our Finance & Administration Director. We commemorated the event by holding a farewell luncheon at the Corriander Leaf in Yangon with Head Office staff in attendance.

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Education

Tailor at the Banyantree

It’s a mother who has to tell Naw Paw Wah’s story. The young girl cannot tell it herself because she is deaf and was asked to leave school the same year she began.

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Health

SHARE: Health Clinic Constructed in Htee Klay Village Tract

On 27 February 2018, an opening ceremony was held for a newly constructed health clinic in Htee Klay Village Tract, Kayin State as apart of the SHARE ‘Support for Health Access in Remote Ethnic Areas’ project funded and supported by GBG Fund for Global Development and HELP International.

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Education

SEAQE: ADRA Norway Films Stories of GTHS Graduates

Last week 4-9 February 2018, Gry Haugen, Communications Director from ADRA Norway, and Frank Spangler, Communications Specialist from ADRA Canada (on assignment for ADRA Norway), visited the SEAQE-TVET project in Hpa-an, Kayin State to collect and film stories of graduates from the short course program at GTHS Hpaan (Government Technological Highschool).

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Education

SEAQE: Youth Skills for Development Symposium

On the 19th July 2017, ADRA Myanmar’s SEAQE-TVET project was invited to participate in the first ‘Youth Skills for Development’ symposium in honour of the UN designated ‘World Youth Skills Day’ to raise awareness about the importance of skills development for youth.

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Emergency

SCAIDP III Project Orientation

From June 26-28 2017, project orientation was held in Myitkyina, Kachin State for the start of the third phase in the SCAIDP ‘Supporting Conflict Affected IDPs in Kachin State Project’.

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AEON

AEON: Sar Phyu Su School Opening Ceremony in Taikkyi

On the 29th March 2017 the AEON project, funded and supported by AEON 1% Club Foundation and ADRA Japan, held an opening ceremony for a recently constructed basic education primary school in Chauk Ein Tan Village, Taikkyi Township, Yangon Division.

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