Myanmar

  1. Newsletter Issue 4: July 2021

    Publication—Myanmar, Nigeria, Zimbabwe

    Research innovation – community reporting – GIPP analysis toolkit – country successes and stories – we have a lot to share with you in this edition! As we continue to work through COVID-19 restrictions and impacts in our various locations, we have pressed on with many activities, some in person and some remotely.We are generating…

  2. Creating safe spaces for marginalised groups

    Case study—Myanmar

    Amidst the challenges of COVID-19, awareness sessions have been given monthly to people living with HIV (PLHIV) and people who use drugs throughout Wingmaw Township. The training is carried out by by Shwe Lin Yone (Golden Eagle), a local partner of Alliance Myanmar, an in country partner of ECID in Myanmar. During the session participants…

  3. Social accountability training in Kayin State

    Case study—Myanmar

    Kayin Sate is a conflict zone among Myanmar military and Karen National Union (KNU), one of the most powerful ethnic armed groups in Myanmar. This presents  many issues for marginalised communities n the area. To support these groups, ECID partner Local Recourse Centre (LRC) has been training community volunteers and civil society organisations on social accountability.…

  4. Myanmar research proposal

    Research—Myanmar

    Research in ECID aims to understand the complex issues in fragile countries that affect access to services for marginalised groups. Myanmar research questions What are social and cultural barriers on accessing health services among people with disabilities in Kachin State, Myanmar? What are barriers to access to rehabilitation services among people with disabilities in Kachin…

  5. Official ECID launch events in Kachin and Kayin states, Myanmar

    News—Myanmar

    ECID Myanmar held two project launch events in Kayin and Kachin state, on 27th August and 3rd September respectively. Local implementing partners, NGOs, CSOs, CBOs, local media outlets, and senior government officials including State Ministers of Social Affairs, Chiefs of Police, Directors of Social Welfare Department and Members of parliament participated in the events. The…

  6. Highlighting inclusion in time of election

    News—Myanmar

    In November the ECID team and local partners in Myanmar launched the “Inclusion in the time of Election – Let’s Vote Together” campaign to raise awareness on importance of inclusion in the election. The campaign featured short documentaries which highlighted the voices of marginalised communities who shared their challenges and expectations. The purpose is to build more awareness of…

  7. Zau Maw is returning home

    Case study—Myanmar

    Since Slg. Zau Maw* quit using drugs, his past still brings him nightmares. “It troubles me a lot” he explains. The 57-year-old father of nine is trying desperately to improve his life after a year addicted to drugs. Working as a farmer as well as doing other casual jobs, his family rely on him as…

  8. Video: Community researchers in Myanmar

    Blog—Myanmar

    In this video you will see how ECID supports marginalised groups to advocate for inclusive services that they can access properly. By bringing these groups of people together into safe environments to talk about their experiences they are supported to make action plans that will generate change. In Myanmar community researchers were trained in how…

  9. Myanmar Community Training

    News—Myanmar

    Last week the Christian Aid Myanmar team conducted training on participatory tools and data collection with communities from some marginalised groups, such as ethnic people living with disabilities and camps for IDPs in remote and conflict affected areas. This moment brings the team confidence in this approach to collecting digital data by building the capacity…