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...
May 1, 2019 Blog

Vibrant Village Foundation Visits Myanmar

Dana Delaski, Vibrant Village Foundation, reflects on her visit to our partner villages in the Shan State and Pauk Township earlier this...
Apr 23, 2019 Blog

Celebrate clean water with us!

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...
Jan 17, 2019 Blog - community bank - community-led - economic development - women

Growing Dreams With Single Origin Coffee

Wai Ti, of Pin Mi Kone village, shows us her young coffee plant in her bamboo shade house. While her coffee bean harvest may be a few years...
Sep 18, 2018 Blog

Donor Feature: Why Advisory Board members, Arthur Cohen and Elizabeth Karcher, invest in Shanta . . .

Thirteen years ago Elizabeth and I went to Myanmar and spent one day visiting remote villages that hadn’t progressed in hundreds of...
Aug 30, 2018 Blog

Back to school in Pone Tan village

For many students here in the United States, it’s time to go back to school. The first day of the school year is always a fresh start...
Jul 25, 2018 Blog

2017 Annual Report

As we look back on last year, we feel proud of the capacity we have built within our organization and for the many lives we have touched in...
May 9, 2018 Blog - Uncategorized

Vitamin Angels Partner with Shanta to Help Pregnant Mothers and Children Soar

Poverty and lack of access to nutritious foods is a barrier to health in rural Myanmar. The cuisine in the villages centers around rice....
Aug 28, 2017 Blog - community bank - economic development - Village Partners - women

Building Blocks for a Better Life

In 2011 when Shanta first partnered with Ta Khae village, Nang Pawe spent her days working in the fields growing only chili and cabbage for...