AVSI in Myanmar
- Yangon HQ Office Dagon Tower, Kabar Aye Pagoda
Road 6-A Yangon, Myanmar
Tel: 01-542 870
- Loikaw Office Pa-K Street, No. Pa/269
Loikaw, Kayah State
Tel: + 09-456389610
- Taunggyi Office Bayin Naung Road, L/194
Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar
Tel: + 081-2121117
- Magway Office Corner of Pyi Taw Thar Road and Bandar Pin Road, C 264
Kanthar Ward, Magway Region
Tel: + 09-401 535 437
- Labutta Office Ou Yin Kone Street, 5
Labutta, Ayeyarwady Region.
Tel: + 09-422454251
- Bhamo Office Aung Nan Kone, No. 662 B
Bhamo Townships, Kachin
Tel: + 09-401627480
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
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 and 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.