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Tailoring trainee has success at local weekend market

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. 

Vocational training sees engineering student employed in Japan

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. 

Nursery Facility First of Its Kind in Laos

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. 

Light Engineering Workshop to Benefit Rural Students

Students in this rural area will soon benefit from vocational education and training in this new purpose built light engineering training centre.

Pana Wady in good shape

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!

Metta Geha Liz Lofthouse Library A First

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 shop open for business!

Metta Geha weaving workshop open for business

Withakar Orphanage – Vocational training & library

All residents are now undergoing at least basic computer training at this site so we are upgrading our existing computer training facility and library.

Kani Boy’s Orphanage – Vocational training

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.

Para Wady Girls’ Orphanage – Horticulture

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.