local economic development

our mission is to ensure that each child's basic needs are met, and we strive to do this through local entrepreneurs whenever possible.  Binding Thread not only provides for children in need but supports economic growth in Myanmar as well.

Our mission is to provide women a safe place to live, work, and find community.


Through these efforts, we pray these women will no longer be targets for human trafficking and slavery.

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Children who don't get enough protein may experience health issues, including fatigue, poor concentration, slowed growth, bone and joint pain, delayed wound healing, and decreased immune response.

 

Through LCH2 soy milk production, we are able to provide this essential part for the children's growth and development.

 

Myanmar is the world’s sixth-largest rice-producing country and rice is the country’s most important crop. The following set of  interventions would improve the 

 

Finance for small-scale village infrastructure projects can increase the demand for wage labor for the rural poor.

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Biblical Training both strengthens the believer and promotes maturity to other believers by reflecting Christ-likeness, and thereby growing the church as a whole. 

 

Biblical Training motivates these students to commit themselves to evangelize and serving in obedience to the Great Commission

 

A common struggle for those in Myanmar is being provided with quality water.

 

The Calvary campus works to combat this issue, managing a water purification business that distributes clean water for drinking, cooking, and bathing.

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Small and large livestock can make a huge difference to women's and men's incomes, strengthening household food and nutrition security and building resilience. And with the right support to farmers, livestock can offer a way out of poverty.

 

This makes livestock highly strategic when we are working to reduce poverty and strengthen food security.

 

Getting around is difficult in many parts of the developing world. Many villagers are so poor they can't afford a horse, bicycle, or motor scooter or the fare for a bus or taxi. 

 

Expanding transport options, especially in low-income or vulnerable communities, will be a powerful way to bolster human development and social inclusion.

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Many homes in Myanmar depend on subsistence fishing to complement a rice-heavy diet.

 

Fishing businesses, similar to the one at Hermon, help provide the necessary animal protein for laboring households.

 

Enabling household farming achieves agricultural growth and poverty reduction. Focusing investment in rural areas for the greatest impact on food insecurity and poverty in developing countries embraces key factors in sustained success.