Feb 21, 2024 community-led - economic development - education - leadership - Myanmar staff - Uncategorized - Village Partners - women - womensempowerment

Historic Cholera Crisis Strikes Zambia; Shanta and VAP Respond

In the midst of the worst Cholera outbreak in Zambian history, Shanta Foundation and FLC’s Village Aid Project will launch an ambitious,...
Feb 20, 2024 community-led - economic development - education - leadership - Myanmar staff - Uncategorized - Village Partners - women - womensempowerment

Preschool Leads to Brighter Futures

Parents in Hti Kan Laung village lack the education and resources to nurture their children as much as they would like to. Their primary...
Jan 30, 2024 community-led - economic development - education - leadership - Myanmar staff - Uncategorized - Village Partners - women - womensempowerment

Meet the Branson’s

Jeff and Laura Branson inspire me. Laura is a retired nurse and Jeff is a retired property caretaker. Once or twice a year we meet, and...
Jan 11, 2024 community-led - economic development - education - leadership - Myanmar staff - Uncategorized - Village Partners - women - womensempowerment

Ma Ei Khaing’s Mobile Grocery

"The seller has arrived! Dry noodles, cheroot cigars, eggplant, tea leaves!” Every two days, her voice is heard throughout the community....
Dec 20, 2023 community-led - economic development - education - leadership - Myanmar staff - Uncategorized - Village Partners - women - womensempowerment

Insight Trip Participant Reflections

Shanta hosted 8 adventurous supporters on our Inaugural Zambian Insight Trip in September for 10 days, combining impactful time in our...
Dec 6, 2023 community-led - economic development - education - leadership - Myanmar staff - Uncategorized - Village Partners - women - womensempowerment

Menstruation is Not a Bad Word

Most community members, particularly women, in rural Myanmar villages lack adequate knowledge of family planning. A lack of effective...
Oct 19, 2022 community-led - economic development - education - leadership - Uncategorized - Village Partners

Passing the Bullets and Grenades Test: The Resiliency of Shanta Foundation’s Development Model

I’m not sure anyone understands project resiliency (or the lack thereof) until the bullets and grenades start flying. Recently, Shanta...
Oct 5, 2022 community bank - community-led - economic development - education - Uncategorized

Prioritizing the Library

Ohn Hmin village partnered with Shanta Foundation in 2019 and is situated in the Pauk township within the restricted military zone with...
Sep 8, 2022 community-led - economic development - education - Uncategorized

MOU: Memorandum of Unequals

If #shiftthepower is to be more than the catchphrase du jour among progressive development professionals, we must reconsider how MOUs are...
Aug 18, 2022 Blog - community bank - community-led - economic development - leadership - Myanmar staff - Village Partners - womensempowerment

2021 Impact Report

We are eager to share the results of Shanta's hard work this year, in collaboration with Muditar, all of our village partners, and you,...