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They Are Why

When you strengthen a family, their children’s future becomes bright. We work with parents because they are the ones who do the hard work of raising […]

Building together, and Saving Together

Many of our clients are incredibly resourceful, able to build themselves house out of locally available materials, with little more than a machete for a tool. […]

Higher Ground, Gaining Ground – Part 2

After last year’s rains washed away part of the soccer field, we made plans to improve it, and keep it from losing anymore ground. Also, we […]

Higher Ground – Gaining Ground

In 2020 we launched the beginning of our Higher Ground Soccer program by giving the children and youth in a small mountain village a level field […]

Emergency Relief for Displaced Families

Since December of 2021, in a continuation of the year long military dictatorship that is devastating Burma, the army has been attacking Karen settlements just across […]

A Savings Group Helps Turn Trash Into Treasure

Ma Kyue Kyue was a hard working small business owner before she had access to a VSLA or secure savings structures, but she was barely making it, because she couldn’t borrow at a fair rate to grow her business, and she had no safe way to hold on to her money. Now she has both, and even though times are tough, she isn’t quitting.

Family Education Reduces Violence Against Children

The culture here among the different migrant families is warm, hospitable, and many people want a big family with lots of children. But family life is […]

A New Home For TinTin’s Mother

"My mother was in shock, and sobbing." TinTin said. "Everything she had was lost!"

A Father’s Mind Changed

Htun Htun Aye, 35, used to be a typical Burmese style father. "I thought my children had to be afraid of me, or they would never listen to me or respect me. I love my children, but I kept it inside. I never let my love show to them, ever."

How important are fathers, really?

“If I can give other parents the gift of hope for their future, and their children’s future, and the tools to lay that firm foundation for their children to stand on, then I will have begun to give as much as was given to me.”

Learning How to Parent Well

Moe Moe is 23 years old. She has two boys. Her oldest is 3 and half years old and the youngest just turned 1. Moe Moe […]

Supporting New Parents Protects Children

Tin Min Tway arrives late to the Savings Group meeting, her round belly swaying out in front of her. It is pay out day. The officer […]