MEC advocacy partners

Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 16.39.15UNICEF is the world’s leading organisation protecting children’s rights and has been working in Myanmar continuously since April 1950. Despite difficult political and economic circumstances, UNICEF helped to successfully initiate programmes to protect children against small pox, leprosy and yaws. Over time, UNICEF expanded its programs to support the development of rural health services, basic education for children, and community water supply and sanitation systems.
Source: Resources | UNICEF Myanmar


Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 16.44.29As part of the Pyoe Pin programme we support local organisations and individuals in Burma to act co-operatively in addressing the needs and aspirations of the country’s people.  Building on the success of phase one of the programme, we bring together stakeholders through issue-based projects aimed at developing more effective services, improving economic opportunities for farmers, businesses and families, ensuring greater community influence over natural resources, and strengthening the rule of law.
Source: British Council Myanmar | Pyoe Pin


Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 16.49.36VSO’s three-pronged strategy in Myanmar focuses on education, health and civil society to ensure the most disadvantaged of its 51 million people participate in development that benefits them. Committed people are in urgent demand to work with them now to realise their potential.
Source: VSO International | Myanmar


Screen Shot 2016-05-23 at 09.16.13Screen Shot 2016-05-23 at 10.27.40World Education has long worked with Burmese refugees on the border between Thailand and Myanmar.  Since 2010, we have worked in Myanmar, providing technical and financial assistance to local community-based organizations (CBOs) that work with vulnerable children.
Source: World Education | Myanmar


Screen Shot 2016-05-23 at 10.35.19The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Myanmar seeks to alleviate those in poverty through sustainable livelihoods, effective partnerships and empowering communities towards development.
Source: Home | ADRA Myanmar