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  • Heat Tolerant Animals Provide Lifeline for Vulnerable Communities in Dry Zone

    When temperatures soared in the already blazing heat of Myanmar’s Dry Zone, Kyaw Htaing was alarmed for the wellbeing of the piglets he was raising. Without any land to his name, and depending on occasional farm work for making a living, these piglets were the ticket to a better life.

  • Heat Tolerant Animals Provide Lifeline for Vulnerable Communities in Dry Zone
    Mar 2, 2018

    When temperatures soared in the already blazing heat of Myanmar’s Dry Zone, Kyaw Htaing was alarmed for the wellbeing of the piglets he was raising. Without any land to his name, and depending on occasional farm work for making a living, these piglets were the ticket to a better life.

  • Helping Protect Environment with Compost Fertilizer

    Myanmar’s famous Inle Lake is showing signs of environmental degradation caused by the impact of climate change as well as unsustainable agricultural practices. Overuse of chemical fertilizer on farms in the Inle lake watershed is one of the factors that has contributed to this.

  • Helping Protect Environment with Compost Fertilizer
    Mar 2, 2018

    Myanmar’s famous Inle Lake is showing signs of environmental degradation caused by the impact of climate change as well as unsustainable agricultural practices. Overuse of chemical fertilizer on farms in the Inle lake watershed is one of the factors that has contributed to this.

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  • Kachin Communities are connected through new road

    Kachin State - As the monsoon starts in Myanmar, there are at least 220 households in the Northern state of Kachin confident in the knowledge that this season will be significantly different for them. The difference is that villagers from Tat Kone and Lawan Kahtaung wards will be able to travel to and from their homes with more ease this monsoon, whereas in the previous years they could not as a result of unpassable roads.

  • Kachin Communities are connected through new road
    Mar 2, 2018

    Kachin State - As the monsoon starts in Myanmar, there are at least 220 households in the Northern state of Kachin confident in the knowledge that this season will be significantly different for them. The difference is that villagers from Tat Kone and Lawan Kahtaung wards will be able to travel to and from their homes with more ease this monsoon, whereas in the previous years they could not as a result of unpassable roads.

  • Making Easy Access to Safe Water

    The sound of cuckoos cooing is synonymous with summer. For many people, summer time memories are happy ones, but not so for Daw Kim Ma Di.

  • Making Easy Access to Safe Water
    Mar 2, 2018

    The sound of cuckoos cooing is synonymous with summer. For many people, summer time memories are happy ones, but not so for Daw Kim Ma Di.

  • Naga Youth Join Forces to Protect Forests

    U Pay Ta Ru has become the voice for conserving forests. In his ethnic Naga village, this is no small feat. Perched high on the banks of the Chindwin River, half an hour boat ride from the Khamti town, the village is home to more than 200 ethnic Naga people.

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