Jan 17, 2019 Blog - community bank - community-led - economic development - women

Growing Dreams With Single Origin Coffee

Wai Ti, of Pin Mi Kone village, shows us her young coffee plant in her bamboo shade house. While her coffee bean harvest may be a few years...
Sep 18, 2018 Blog

Donor Feature: Why Advisory Board members, Arthur Cohen and Elizabeth Karcher, invest in Shanta . . .

Thirteen years ago Elizabeth and I went to Myanmar and spent one day visiting remote villages that hadn’t progressed in hundreds of...
Aug 30, 2018 Blog

Back to school in Pone Tan village

For many students here in the United States, it’s time to go back to school. The first day of the school year is always a fresh start...
Jul 25, 2018 Blog

2017 Annual Report

As we look back on last year, we feel proud of the capacity we have built within our organization and for the many lives we have touched in...
May 9, 2018 Blog - Uncategorized

Vitamin Angels Partner with Shanta to Help Pregnant Mothers and Children Soar

Poverty and lack of access to nutritious foods is a barrier to health in rural Myanmar. The cuisine in the villages centers around rice....
Mar 25, 2018 Blog - women

Midwife Saves Lives in Ga Naing Nge West Village

Nang Pe’s Story My name is Nang Pe and I live in Ga Naing Nge West village. I have three children and my husband is Khun Lan. We grow...
Dec 18, 2017 Blog - economic development

Pigs for Prosperity

Our visit to Chaung Kaut village was incredibly inspiring. Most families have turned their pig farms into significant businesses and using...
Aug 28, 2017 Blog - community bank - economic development - Village Partners - women

Building Blocks for a Better Life

In 2011 when Shanta first partnered with Ta Khae village, Nang Pawe spent her days working in the fields growing only chili and cabbage for...
Jul 12, 2017 Blog - Myanmar staff

Welcome to the Team, Seinne Lai

As Shanta grows in Myanmar, increasing both our number of staff and partner villages and preparing to expand into two new regions of the...
Jul 10, 2017 Blog - dental clinic - Village Partners

Healthier and Brighter Futures

Our yearly dental clinics really are life changing. In the region where Shanta works, it is not uncommon for adults to suffer significant...