The talented and motivated Burmese staff whose hard work, skills, and unique insight into our partner villages make Shanta’s work possible

Dr. Seinne Lai Zaw - Country Manager

Seinne Lai oversees all country program operations, administration, human resource management, in-country fundraising, and relationships with local and national authorities. A licensed physician with a degree from Mahidol University in Thailand, Seinne Lai has brought her motivation and commitment to development work. After working as a health project coordinator, she was recruited in 2014 to run a small, local nonprofit in Yangon. As the operations manager, she was responsible for all activities under a part-time director. She grew the organization from one region to three, from nine staff to 21, and expanded the program types. Seinne Lai was involved with writing grants and was responsible for administrating them. She is headquartered in Yangon, with frequent trips to Southern Shan State and Pauk.

Dr. Nge Nge Khaingzar Oo - Regional Director, Health Program Advisor

Dr. Nge Nge is responsible for the successful implementation of all our programs, supervision of Myanmar staff members, and village leadership development in the Southern Shan State. She also advises on new village development in other regions. A licensed physician, Nge Nge develops and manages all of Shanta’s health programs. Bright, charismatic and talented, she is deeply committed to helping villagers become more self-sufficient. She is a fabulous trainer with a great sense of humor, and she’s always eager to learn more.

Wai Ei Phyu

Finance Officer

Khun Aung Sein

M & E Officer/Program Coordinator

Moe Hein

Infrastructure Officer, Pin Laung Township

Zaw Moe Naung

Taunggyi Township Coordinator & Livelihood Officer
Nang San Dar, Project Officer, Health

Nan San Dar

Project Officer, Health

Aung Zaw Min

Project Manager /Economic Development
Twe-Zaw Project Officer / Agriculture & Infrastructure

Twe Zaw

Project Officer /Agriculture & Infrastructure

Sai San Pha

Project Officer , Infrastructure
Myint Myint Khaing_Education Officer

Myint Myint Khaing

Project Officer, Education
Vacant Position

Vacant Position

Project Officer, Infrastucture
Htee One - Project Officer, Economic Development

Htee One

Project Officer, Economic Development
Eli Khaing Education Officer

Eli Khaing

Education Officer

Khun Bu Lay

Project Officer, Economic Development