Thein Paing and his family have lived for generations in Myanmar’s Central Dryzone, an area that today is on the brink of desertification causing food insecurity and deepening poverty.
ADRA Myanmar’s education based SEAQE, ‘Strengthening Education Access, Quality and Equity in South-East Myanmar’ project funded and supported by ADRA Norway and NORAD, recently completed the construction of two new school buildings for villages in Hlaing Bwe Township located outside Hpa-an within the Kayin State.
Shining beacon of the KCB III (Youth Mobilisation and Capacity Building in South-East Phase III) project, the Veranda Youth Community Cafe serves as a western styled hub for local youth and tourists alike to enjoy local and international cuisine as well as the opportunity to participate in organised activities
40 year old widow, Daw Hla Hla Win living with her 2 sons and daughters within the village of Hnaw Nyaung Pyin located 30 minutes drive by motorbike from Kalaymyo, are just one of several thousands of families affected by the Cyclone Komen produced flooding in 2015.
Making landfall in July 2015, Cyclone Komen coupled with heavy monsoonal rain ravaged its way across the diverse landscape of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. Causing severe landslides and flooding and affecting 12 of 14 states and regions, it resulted in one of the worst natural disasters seen within Myanmar’s borders.
For a mother, whether she be an Eskimo living in an igloo in Siberia, a Yanomami woman living in a shared ‘shabono’ with the rest of her native tribe in the Amazon or a ‘stay at home mum’ living in a suburban house in Connecticut, for any mother in any country the education of her children and their wellbeing is a top priority.
Rice – the staple diet of Asia. Taken for granted by the western world where prices rarely fluctuate and where the constant supply of tiny white granules packed hygienically into sealed bags arranged neatly on dust free shelves for sale at any local convenient grocery store
A young girl suffering from Myelodysplastic Syndrome, also known as MDS, attended training in producing handicrafts conducted by a project managed by ADRA Myanmar in Nwar Da Ma Village, Nyaung Shwe Township, within the Southern Shan State in Myanmar.