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A Young Widow’s Financial Burden

Imagine being the mother of a three-year-old and seven months pregnant with your second child when your husband dies. Grieving alone is debilitating, but Hnin Nwe Soe has a heavy burden to carry along with her grief. She worries about her finances. Debt is a way of life for her. 

In Spite of Loss, Her Community is Stronger Because of Her Wisdom

“I wish I had received these lessons earlier because I think I would have been able to avoid miscarriages and keep my children alive,” Daw Cho says. “I will surely join any courses provided by The Charis Project in my community. This knowledge is a life-changing opportunity for people like us.”

BUILDING RESILIENCE – Family Education Training Outcomes for 2022

“I Won’t Beat My Child Like My Parents Beat Me”

“I won’t beat my child, the way I was beaten. It’s now natural for me to be patient with her. I understand her more, thanks to what I learned in the classes. I used to have to remind myself to be patient. But now, it’s my first response.”
Transforming Lives: Empowering Families Through Education Programs

Transforming Lives: Empowering Families Through Education Programs

“Life has been an uphill battle for me. But with help from the Family Education program, I am feeling hopeful..”  Ma Lin Thein, 44, is the […]
Building Financial Stability: The Power of Saving and Entrepreneurship

Building Financial Stability: The Power of Saving and Entrepreneurship

“As a part of the Family Enterprise Program, I finally have the tools to take control of my finances and build a better future for my […]
Family Empowerment

Finding Hope in Hard Times: How Empowering Vulnerable Families Can Transform Lives

“Life has never been easy for me, but recently, with help from the Family Rescue Program, it’s been getting better.” “My name is Cho Cho San, […]

Higher Ground is Expanding!!!

A few years ago, all of the 1st graders in this village tested positive for amphetamines! Since we gave them a soccer field and daily coaching, the drug use in this village has plummeted, and not just for the children. The adults are playing soccer more and using drugs less also.

I Feel Like I Have a Reliable Guide

“My name is Ma Mar Lwin. I’m 52 years old. I grew up in a rural area in Burma. I had to quit school after Grade-2 […]

I need to be a good parent for every child in my care

“I used to think that parenting skills were something I only needed to apply to my biological children. But now I have realized that I need […]

I Have Learned How To Be a Good Parent

“When I was a child, I was an ambitious student. I dreamed of becoming an electrical engineer one day. But my parents and grandparents weren’t supportive […]

“I don’t punish as much.”

Ei Phyu is 26 years old. She and her husband Chit San Mg have two daughters. “When I was 12 years old, my mother left me, […]