Countries Myanmar
Progetti
10
Staff
23
Distance support
600
Budget
654,929 €
Direct beneficiaries
30,846
Indirect beneficiaries
225,203
AVSI in Myanmar
  • Yangon HQ Office
    Dagon Tower, Kabar Aye Pagoda
    Road 6-A Yangon, Myanmar
    Tel: 01-542 870
    Nang.Swesweaye@avsi.org
  • 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.