Mar 12, 2020 Blog - community bank - community-led - leadership - women

Dan’s Notes from the Field

In celebration of International Women’s Day, I want to share with you all some recent stories from our partner villages. On my visit to...
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...
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...
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 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...