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Myanmar

AVSI, present in Myanmar since 2007, implements relief and development programs focusing on education and child protection, health and nutrition, gender equality and women’s empowerment, WASH (water sanitation and hygiene), rural development and disaster risk reduction.

Myanmar Avsi

Education. AVSI is supporting socio-educational projects to reduce the drop-outs rate and to provide psycho-social support. The interventions include direct childcare, family support, support to primary, secondary and postsecondary education, teacher training, vocational training.

Health & nutrition. To prevent malnutrition, AVSI ensures the basic needs for nutritious foods to vulnerable households. AVSI supports women nutrition class - cooking demonstration, recognizing the exclusive women breastfeeding as optimal and healthy food for children growth.

Water sector. AVSI constructs and rehabilitates tube wells and village water ponds. AVSI establishes also water user groups and provides WASH trainings.

Food security and livelihood. To increase value-added production and income generation activities, AVSI supports homestead gardening, Farmer Field Schools (FFSs), the establishment of seed banks and the introduction of CSA, Climate Smart Agriculture, to raise the awareness of climate change effects on agriculture.

Disaster risk reduction. AVSI provides disaster risk management and mitigation trainings; conducts DRR (Disaster risk reduction) simulations at township level in collaboration with Myanmar department of disaster management.

In February 27, 2019 AVSI conducted certificate awarding ceremony of Farmer Field Schools in Hopong Township, Pa-O...

Pubblicato da AVSI Myanmar su Giovedì 28 febbraio 2019

AVSI Myanmar

Yangon Office: Building No. 190/192, Dagon Tower, 6-A

Corner of Shwe Gone Daing Road and Kabar Aye Pagoda Road

Yay Tar Shay Ward, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar

Tel: +95 1 542 870, +95 1 122 0204

Fax: +95 1 559 934

myanmar@avsi.org

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