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Blog 2017-08-03T13:22:44+00:00

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Hidden in Plain Sight

Along the Thai-Myanmar border is a vast population living without any legal documentation recognizing their citizenship in either country. The reasons are varied and complex.

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From the Farm to the Classroom

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

“If you work on the farm, your work creates food. What can education give you?” Until recently, education in the Middle Kayan Region of Myanmar was virtually inaccessible. Poverty, warfare, and lack of understanding about the benefits of education meant that most people didn’t go to school. Even today, only around 40% of Kayan children in the region are in school.

Travel with Us

June 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Partners Asia provides unprecedented access to Myanmar’s diverse cultures and destinations. We have hand crafted an intimate and unique collection of small group experiences and adventures.

A Smartphone Revolution Connects the Poor with Economic Opportunity

June 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Mobilizing Myanmar, a research report commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, explores the momentous transformation underway in a once-isolated country where cell towers are now sprouting faster than bamboo.

A Place to Call Home

Our partner, Meikswe Myanmar, established Palae Metta to care for women and children living with HIV/AIDS. Located outside Yangon, this residential clinic is currently home for 21 children and 16 women who are receiving medical treatment, healthy food, education and even vocational training. Palae Metta is a haven, where they receive not only medical care, but the encouragement of a community.

Off the Beaten Path

"Soon, we reach the foot of a mountain and begin our journey up, twisting around gaping fissures made by monsoon storms. As our motorcycle putters, threatening to be defeated by the long climb, we catch the first glimpses of the village perched on the mountain’s peak..."

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