The Myanmar Times
Friday, 31 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Pact: Pioneering microfinance

Pact began working in Myanmar in 1997, at a time when very few other international NGOs were doing so.


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Life on the other side of the river

The journey is a mere 10 minute ferry ride that leaves from opposite the Strand Hotel in Yangon, yet the destination feels like half a world away.


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Treating clubfoot in Myanmar

“I broke down in tears when my husband told me that my baby was born with a deformity. When I saw that his feet were curled inwards, I worried about his future,” 30-year-old Daw Moe Moe Aye told The Myanmar Times.

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Yangon’s first animal refuge

Although it’s still under construction, Yangon Animal Shelter is already attracting four-legged friends.



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Three minutes with Paul Whittingham, DFID Director for Myanmar

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) is one of Myanmar’s largest donors and has pledged to provide the country with more than US$73 million dollars every year until 2015.

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Yangon School for the Blind

Aung Htwe Paing bounds confidently along the corridors of the Yangon School for the Blind in Insein township.


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FIFA launches Asia’s first football for health program in Myanmar

“When football talks, children will listen,” said Professor Jiri Dvorak, chief medical officer of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).


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