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,...
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...
Feb 25, 2020 Blog

Welcome Our New Program Manager

Join us in giving our newly hired Program Manager, Dan Osnato, a warm Shanta welcome! “I joined Shanta because decades of research on...
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...
Jun 18, 2019 Blog

Aung Than’s Story: Becoming an Entrepreneur

In rural Myanmar, most villagers rely on their small vegetable farms for their income. This meager livelihood is dependent on weather...
Apr 23, 2019 Blog

Celebrate clean water!

It's Water Festival in Myanmar! Happy Thingyan from all of us at Shanta and Muditar! Enjoy this short video from Nge Nge and Maw Kin on...
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...