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My name is Daw Htu Bu and I am 48 years old living in Shwe Zet IDP (Internally Displaced Person) Camp. I have seven family members and 5 children. I have been living in Shwe Zet IDP camp for nearly 8 years since my family and I fled our home in Tar Lway Gyi village whe...

In Myanmar’s Northern Chin State, common and rare orchids grow well naturally due to fair weather conditions and can be found spread all over the State. Nowadays there are those who sell these flowers illegally causing most of the valuable Orchids to become critically...

23 year old Lway Arm Saw Hlaing comes from Namkhan Township. Despite her parents’ disapproval of her idea to become a TEES teacher, Lway Arm Saw Hlaing was determined to educate children in the remote marginalized Ta’ang community. She was recruited as a TEES teacher b...

 In 2011 when the conflict started in my home village Kasoo up in Myanmar’s Northern Kachin State, we would hide in the church until things quietened down and we could return home again. When the conflict increased, I told my wife and 6 children to travel to the main r...

It's a mother who has to tell Naw Paw Wah's story. The young girl cannot tell it herself because she is deaf and was asked to leave school the same year she began. She can not read or write, but Naw Paw Wah has found a way. In her memory, ADRA will always mean the 'res...

As Hpauhki Bawk Lu cooks Naw Hpu, a local Soya Bean with her two-year-old son Zaw Ja Aung, the youngest of eight, she reminisces how her family were forced to flee their home 5 years ago on Christmas Day when fighting broke out. Bawk Lu is an IDP, an Internally Displac...

In Myanmar’s South Eastern Kayin State, children and pregnant mothers suffer from malnutrition and access to proper health services. 17% of 1.5 million people living in the Kayin State fall below the poverty line. Of an estimated 648,974 children living in the area, 15...

In Yang Mai village located in Mongkhet Township, Shan State, locals rely on farming for their livelihood. No schooling or facilities were available so children were unable to have access to an education or learning materials.

When the CASE ‘Conflict Area Support for Ed...

18 year old and pregnant Ma Htet Htet Win attended the antenatal clinic in Kwan Tar sub rural area in December 2016 with her husband U Tun Aye, a farmer. They arrived by bullock cart which they borrowed from a friend. The journey took 1.5 hours as the health centre is...

Jin Nyu is 10 years old from Hopong Township, Shan State. This year she was able to go to school for the first time. Some of the boys in her village were able to go out of the village to the Monastery for an education, but like all the other girls in her village, she h...

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