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Hidden in the fruit orchards of Northern Thailand are hundreds of thousands of Shan migrants. Most have entered the country illegally, making them fearful to access social welfare services. Our partner, Group for Children, offers primary and secondary education to over three hundred children and adults, and helps secure legal documents such as birth certificates, ID cards, and school diplomas.
Extreme monsoon rains in the wake of cyclone Komen caused tremendous damage throughout Myanmar last August. Flooding destroyed roads, bridges and railways and submerged entire villages. Recovery efforts are ongoing, rebuilding homes, farms and schools in preparation for another harsh rainy season.
Imprisoned for eleven years for her activism as part of the 88 Generation, frequent Partners Asia collaborator Zin Mar has been unwavering in her efforts to empower women through politics. Now she is taking her voice to Naypyidaw as an elected Member of Parliament.
While the 2015 elections represent a big step forward for Myanmar, questions remain about the long path ahead and who will be in control. Click here to read the latest on what this historic election means for the country, and why Partners Asia’s work is so important.
Partners Asia is working to develop leadership and support systems for progressive groups throughout Myanmar, and provide information about the current situation on the ground to a worldwide audience.
The law in Myanmar has been ignored, abused and corrupted for decades. Partners Asia is working to ensure that all people can understand and exercise their legal rights with short - and - long-term solutions through our on-the-ground partners.
Partners Asia’s Khang Nyunt chaired a panel at a ground-breaking conference highlighting the critical role education plays in achieving peace and democracy.
Join us for Partners Asia's 4th annual donor Bike Trip. This year we're heading to Shan State to enjoy the famous Hot Air Balloon Festival!
8 unforgettable days in November. Click here for more details
Partners Asia loves connecting our stateside donors with our partners from overseas. In case you missed them, we have reports from two exceptional events last September. Stay tuned in the future so you can join us at one of these special gatherings!
Photo credits: Annie Barnett, Joining Hands, Lindsey Hackett Honaker, John Lyons, John Mason, Amanda Mowry, Steve Wallace