Dec 8, 2020 Blog

Nocrumbsleft and Teri Turner Support Shanta

We're excited that Teri Turner, a hugely popular Instagram food blogger and author of the best-selling cookbook, No Crumbs Left: Recipes...
Nov 19, 2020 Blog

COVID-19 Alert

While our partner villages have not yet had any Covid-19 cases, the travel restrictions and drought have severely impacted their...
Aug 4, 2020 Blog

Shanta’s Model Empowers Villages during COVID-19

“My three sons are students and I’m worrying how can I support them to keep study this year. And because of I lost big amount of...
Jun 9, 2020 Blog

Taking time to do it the right way – how COVID-19 is changing our work in Myanmar

A lot has changed since my last blog post, shared as the real scale of COVID-19’s impact on our lives was just beginning to come into...
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 29, 2020 Blog

The future is still bright

We know the world is feeling upside down right now, and everyone is facing a lot of uncertainty and fear. It is time for us all to take...
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...
Dec 13, 2019 Blog

Fireworks Spark a Bright Future

Bwar Kyi and her husband live in Aung Lei village. They are subsistence farmers working the small plot of land they live on to grow...