Dec 16, 2021 community-led - economic development - leadership - Uncategorized

Zambia Expansion Update

Greetings Shanta community!  First, I want to wish you and yours an incredible holiday season filled with laughter, love, and the joy that...
Dec 2, 2021 Blog - community-led - leadership

Resiliency and Development Part II

Transformative Capacity  Transformative capacity means having the ability to affect systemic change or create a positive...
Nov 11, 2021 Blog - community-led - economic development - leadership - women

Chocolate Fountains and Women’s Empowerment

Thoughts from Executive Director, Wade Griffith Ever been to a Golden Corral restaurant? For your sake, I hope not. Still, there is one...
Nov 4, 2021 Blog - community-led - economic development - leadership

Resiliency and Development

Community-Led Development in the face of COVID19? The emergence of COVID-19 in 2020 posed an existential threat to thousands of...
Mar 7, 2019 Blog - community bank - community-led - economic development - women

Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women's Day! Traditionally, women have been under represented in rural Myanmar. The men made the decisions for what...
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...
Jul 18, 2016 community-led - leadership - Village Partners - women

The Pa’O Women’s Group Finds Their Voice

In Naung Boat, Shanta has been challenged by a perceived lack of village interest in the partnership, specifically by women. We’ve...