Bago Partners and Empowerment
In partnership with colleagues and friends Dr. Moe and Cho Cho Lwin, our micro-credit loan project is now in its fifth year. Joined by Dr Moe’s brother and project accountant, I met a few of the current loan recipients. They appreciate the support, whether it’s to start up a small business for added income or to repair their home and improve their living conditions. We’re especially proud that the project continues to maintain a 99% loan repayment rate. A portion of the inter
Empowering Girls in Kachin State
Banyan Tree Reading Center recently added a book mobile outreach program. Now, the joy of books is reaching kiddos in multiple displaced person camps around Myitkyina. Books instill curiosity to learn and the joy of the exploration. These faces radiate their obvious delight! I’m delighted to have met these four alumni from last year’s Shaubei Moy Learning Lab sessions. These amazing young women have already faced overwhelming life challenges AND demonstrated incredible persev
Happy Lunar New Year - Year of the Pig!
Meanwhile the street life and colonial architecture continues to fascinate me. Yangon is actively celebrating!