partnering to build a path out of poverty

Since 2006, we have partnered with poor rural villages in Myanmar to improve the lives of more than 10,000 people. Our holistic, six-year partnerships build thriving communities through sustainable programs in health, education, leadership, livelihood, and infrastructure

Our Story

Read about our founder’s creative vision for empowering communities effected by poverty.

Our Approach

Learn about the innovative, long-term partnerships that are key to our success. oooooooo

Sustainable Change

By training local leadership, Shanta mobilizes communities to develop independently. oooooooooooo

Our Impact

“Shanta Foundation has one of the most sustainable community development programs I’ve seen in Burma–for only a fraction of the money that has been poured into similar UN efforts elsewhere in the country.”

-Priscilla Clapp, former U.S. Chief of Mission to Myanmar

How You Can Help

Express your commitment to brighter futures for communities impacted by poverty.

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Program Areas

Our holistic approach to creating bright, sustainable futures

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Leadership

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Healthcare

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Livelihood

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Education

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Infrastructure

Who We Are

Learn more about Shanta's dedicated team, in the US and Myanmar