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The latest trainee from our tailoring program at Kyaiklat Orphanage has opened a stall at the local weekend market where her designs are selling well.
One of our engineering students has recently been employed as a specialist arc welder with a Japanese company in Japan. An opportunity that would have been beyond his wildest dreams when we began his training three years ago.
Our school house, originally built in 2012 for children aged five to seven years, has recently been repurposed as a nursery facility for children aged under five. This new nursery took in its first resident in October 2019. It now has nine children under its care with the youngest just four months old.
Students in this rural area will soon benefit from vocational education and training in this new purpose built light engineering training centre.
The girls at Pana Wady are loving having internet access to help them with their studies. On a recent visit they surprised us by tabbing straight to the Pana Wady pages on this website. Let's hope they see this post too!
The newly built library and study room at Metta Geha will benefit even the very youngest students. We believe this library is the first of its kind in the whole of Chin State.
Metta Geha weaving workshop open for business
All residents are now undergoing at least basic computer training at this site so we are upgrading our existing computer training facility and library.
Ten boys have made particularly good use of our vocational training: three have graduated as IT teachers, and seven have secured tech jobs in the Mingaladon industrial area in Yangon.
The good news from this little orphanage deep in the Irrawady Delta, is seemingly never-ending. Four of the girls are at University, and one has already qualified as a teacher.