February 8, 2017

I can hands down say that the highlight of my trip to Myanmar this year was attending a volleyball finals competition at an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camp in Myitkyina, Kachin State.

A little background first – local organization Girl Determined empowers adolesc...

February 7, 2017

Traveling by taxi today I had an opportunity to talk with my Rakhine driver for an hour or so.

He and his family moved to Yangon 10 years ago. They left because of the fighting and danger in Rakhine state.  He blames it all on the refugee influx from Bangladesh – the ‘b...

February 6, 2017

In the U.S. we take libraries for granted. Obviously it’s a place to borrow a book as an alternative to buying a book. It’s a place to conduct research for a school project or attend fascinating lectures on travel, crafts, or income tax preparation. It’s a place to tuc...

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