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...
Nov 21, 2023 community-led - economic development - leadership - Myanmar staff - Uncategorized - Village Partners

Pig Farming Continues to Thrive in Myanmar Villages

Despite unstable conditions, travel and trade restrictions, and runaway inflation, our Pig Farm Project has achieved significant success...
Nov 8, 2023 community-led - economic development - leadership - Myanmar staff - Uncategorized - Village Partners

Myanmar’s Thadingyut “Festival of Lights”

Thadingyut Festival took place in Myanmar last week, bringing a sense of gratitude, unity, and celebration to a nation that has undergone...
Oct 27, 2023 community-led - economic development - leadership - Myanmar staff - Uncategorized - Village Partners

Hope and Hopelessness in Siyowi Village

"Don't be afraid of the shadows. It only means there's a light nearby." - Amy Lee Sitting in the Dallas airport, just in from...
Oct 22, 2023 community-led - economic development - leadership - Myanmar staff - Uncategorized - Village Partners

A Tribute to Jeff Markel

A Remembrance Shanta lost a pioneering member of our community this year. Co-founder and former executive director, Mike Karpfen, shared...
Sep 15, 2023 community-led - economic development - leadership - Myanmar staff - Uncategorized - Village Partners

Meet Khun Aung Sein

• How long have you worked with Muditar? What was your first role? I have been employed at Muditar since December 2015, which means I...