Bringing Smiles back to Shwebo Farmers
Oct 18, 2016
The current renovation of the diversion canal along the Kin Tat irrigation system is being undertaken as part of a joint Adaptation Fund, Government of the Union of Myanmar and United Nations Development Programme project - Addressing Climate Change Risks on Water Resources and Food Security in the Dry Zone of Myanmar.
May Doe Kabar, One Year On
Oct 14, 2016
May Doe Kabar, Myanmar Rural Women’s Network was created one year ago, onOctober 15 International Rural Women’s Day. The journey over the past year has been exciting. We have held talks on gender based violence across the country, co-developed and launched a mobile phone application and organized trainings to help women generate income. We have come a long way and we know we have a long way to go.
သက္တမ္း (၁) ႏွစ္ တင္းတင္း ျပည့္ခဲ့ၿပီ ျဖစ္ေသာ ေမတို႔ကမာၻအဖြဲ႔
Oct 14, 2016
ယမန္ႏွစ္ ေအာက္တိုဘာ ၁၅ ရက္ အျပည္ျပည္ဆုိင္ရာ ေက်းလက္ အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားေန႔တြင္ စတင္ တည္ေထာင္ခဲ့ေသာ ေမတို႔ကမာၻအဖြဲ႔သည္ ယေန႔တြင္ သက္တမ္း (၁) ႏွစ္ တင္းတင္း ျပည့္ၿပီ ျဖစ္သည္။ ကုန္လြန္ခဲ့ေသာ (၁) ႏွစ္တာ ကာလအတြင္း ေမတို႔ကမာၻအဖြဲ႔ ျဖတ္သန္းခဲ့ေသာ လမ္းခရီးသည္ စိတ္လႈပ္ရွားဖြယ္ ေကာင္းလွ၏။
Thirst for Knowledge Propels Girl to Join Village Development Group
Oct 11, 2016
Aye Palay Moe was devastated when she had to drop out of school at the age of 16. She had high hopes of studying at a university and bringing knowledge back to her village known as Aung, located in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwaddy Region.
Rural Women Get Tech Savvy
Sep 19, 2016
More than a hundred rural women in Myanmar divided across two locations - Mindat, Chin State and Myitkyina, Kachin State - learnt about mobile phone technology today using role plays on the internet and lively question and answer sessions.
The Union Attorney General Visits the Yangon Rule of Law Centre and Reaffirms Cooperation
Jun 24, 2016
The Union Attorney General H.E. U Tun Tun Oo visited the Yangon Rule of Law Centre today where he met with staff and graduates from the rule of law courses and observed an ongoing ‘training of trainers’ course.
Supporting community energy needs through simple technologies
Jun 14, 2016
“Now we do not need to worry about lighting. I am happy that my students have sufficient light to do their homework.”
Exploring Access to Justice and Informal Justice Systems in Myanmar
Jun 9, 2016
Seventy-four year old Myitkyina resident Ban Li Hawng Day has a lifetime of experience with Kachin traditions and customary practices. While the quiet man claims that he is not well-educated, he is highly respected by his peers and his community, and has been elected to the central committee of the Kachin Literature and Cultural Association. The Association promotes Kachin culture, language and dance and plays a role in helping people settle disputes through its judicial committee, of which Ban Li Hawng Day is the chairperson.
Transforming relationships, building peace
Mar 22, 2016
While a national ceasefire agreement was signed last year between the Government of Myanmar and key Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs), and the country held its first free elections, government officials, EAOs and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) at the local level continue to serve in places torn apart by conflict and where trust, of them and between them, is low.
Female Community Leaders Meet Swedish Development Head
Mar 15, 2016
A local level female leader was very proud to share her experience of being a ward administrator with a visiting head of a foreign development agency.