May 12, 2022 community bank - community-led - economic development - Uncategorized - Village Partners

Shanta Remains Steadfast: Supporting Partner Villages During Challenging Times

This has been a very volatile time for Shanta Foundation’s partner villages and Myanmar staff. We have learned that the most important...
Apr 28, 2022 community bank - community-led - economic development - Uncategorized - Village Partners

Humble Roots, Big Dreams

Nang Ohn Kyi has humble roots and big dreams. She comes from a poor village where her family subsists on growing cheroot, wheat, and tea...
Apr 21, 2022 community bank - community-led - economic development - Uncategorized - Village Partners

The Toughest Decision of All

Choosing villages to partner with is a weighty decision made each year by our fantastic staff in Myanmar. Partnering with Shanta requires...
Apr 14, 2022 community bank - community-led - economic development - Thingyan - Uncategorized - Village Partners

Thingyan Traditions

Thingyan is the most significant annual festival on the Myanmar calendar. Held over several days, it marks the end of the hot, dry season...
Apr 7, 2022 community bank - community-led - economic development - Uncategorized - Village Partners

Paul Farmer: Pioneer in Social Justice

Shanta Foundation addresses inequalities in rural Myanmar by empowering villages to assess their own needs and fund their own solutions....
Sep 21, 2020 Blog

2019 Impact Report

Click here to read our 2019 Impact Report We are eager to share the results of Shanta's hard work this year, in collaboration with Muditar...
Apr 20, 2020 Blog

Shanta’s Response to the Coronavirus in Myanmar

A message from Laurie Meininger, Shanta's Executive Director, about our response to the coronavirus in...
Apr 15, 2020 Blog

Better Together – Shanta & Village Aid Project

As a brand new Durangoan I was excited to get an invitation to speak with a class at Fort Lewis College back in February. Dr. Andy Young,...
Oct 6, 2019 Blog

2018 Annual Report

Click here to read our 2018 Annual Report. A Letter From the Board of Directors A very warm hello to our Shanta supporters! 2018...
Aug 13, 2019 education - Uncategorized

What Did You Do On Your Summer Vacation?

This question is heard echoing in classrooms across the US this week as children and youth go back to school after a long break. Students...