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Why Myanmar

In short, there is a defined need for services to be implemented here.
Myanmar (Burma) had traveled a long way towards democracy, but has experienced some severe setbacks recently.
International human rights advocates remain concerned about ongoing human rights violations in Burma. 
Based on the systematic, ongoing, egregious violations of religious freedom occurring in the country, in 2019 USCIRF again finds that Burma merits designation as a “country of particular concern,” under the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA).
We are well equipped with over a dozen leaders "on the ground" working to rectify the abuses daily.  With support, we pray that they will continue to see the growth of Christ followers in this beautiful land.

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Why Orphanages

Belonging to a family means growing up feeling safe to be yourself and dream freely about your future. Children who lack family or family care can become part of a new family.


Child abandonment has been on the rise in Myanmar.

In many cases, the children in orphanages are there because their parents are deceased or perhaps one of the parents is in jail, but increasingly many are being abandoned. Children from unwanted pregnancies, born out of wedlock, or as a result of rape or incest are most often abandoned.


Though gross domestic product has risen significantly in recent years, Myanmar remains a poor country. Many areas continue to be affected by long-standing conflicts. In 2019, an estimated 460,000 children affected by conflicts or natural disasters will require humanitarian assistance.


55 percent of children live in extreme poverty.  


Many children and communities still struggle to access basic services in health, education, water and sanitation and child protections. Over 4 million Myanmar children live in households that do not use standard toilet facilities.

The under-five mortality rate of 50 per 1,000 live births is one of the highest in the region, with many of those deaths being preventable and half of all deaths occurring among newborns.