Jan 25, 2023 community bank - community-led - economic development - leadership - Uncategorized - Village Partners

Meet Chan Nyein Aung- Regional Manager of Pauk Region

How did you get involved with Muditar? When my previous work project ended, I discovered the Muditar vacancy announcement on the MIMU...
Jan 12, 2023 community bank - community-led - economic development - leadership - Uncategorized - Village Partners

Saving Grace of a Scholarship Fund

Eighteen-year-old Khun San Mhway lives in Htee Lone village with his mother and is the youngest of nine children. His father died when he...
Dec 28, 2022 community bank - community-led - economic development - leadership - Uncategorized - Village Partners

An Update on Recent Tragic Events in Pauk

Due to recent military threats, members of several of our partner villages were forced to flee into the forest for one week at the end of...
Dec 22, 2022 community bank - community-led - economic development - leadership - Uncategorized - Village Partners - womensempowerment

Zambia Expansion Update: Remembering The Main Thing

Two weeks ago, Shanta signed an MOU with the People’s Action Forum (PAF), a local, non-profit development organization in Zambia.  This...
Nov 10, 2022 community bank - community-led - economic development - leadership - Uncategorized - Village Partners - womensempowerment

Women’s Leadership Success in Pauk

Khin Mar Myint, a 42-year-old woman with a 6th grade education, lives in Aung Si Thar village in Pauk Township. Her family's main business...
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...
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,...
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...