Our Impact

Our replicable model for sustainable development produces enduring change that provides a brighter future for generations to come.

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Since our start in 2006, we have partnered with 21 villages and  improved the lives of more than 10,000 people living in remote villages in Myanmar.  Scroll down for details on our programs impact.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Providing Local Health Care

  • 14 auxiliary nurse-midwives trained and providing services in their villages
  • 84 volunteer health educators trained and providing safe motherhood and healthy children’s services
  • More than 2,300 children and adults received free dental exams and treatments provided by volunteer dentists
  • More than 350 pregnant women benefitted from prenatal vitamins donated by Vitamin Angels

Expanding Economic Opportunity

  • 27% of villagers improve their economic standing in just three years of our partnership!
  • 20 village-run lending funds established
  • MORE THAN $85,000 IN FUNDS NOW AVAILABLE TO LEND!
  • 100 family pig farms established,doubling family income
  • 450 family coffee farms started in January 2013

Supporting Education

  • 11 primary schools constructed
  • 5 middle schools constructed
  • 9 daycare centers established
  • 196 high school scholarships allowing students to continue their education
  • 291 students attended Summer English School, increasing their English proficiency

Building Participatory Leadership

  • 20 Village Development Teams trained to initiate and manage development programs with active community participation
  • More than 3,000 villagers educated in development concepts

Developing Infrastructure

  • 12 water systems installed, delivering clean water to more than 7,500 people
  • Solar lighting systems installed in 300 homes in 3 villages
  • 6 miles of village roads constructed, providing access to markets, schools & healthcare.
  • 85 solar lanterns distributed through a donation from SunNight Solar