EDUCATION FOR ALL

MYANMAR,Taunggyi e Kyaing Tong

Objective

Promotion of psycho-physical development of children in pre-school age

Beneficiaries

900 children in pre-school age and related families, 100 operators and 500 farmers

Partners

Department of Social Welfare (DSW), Local communities, Pyin Nya Sanayae Institute

Donors

PIME foundation, Francesca Pecorari Onlus foundation, CEI

PROJECT

This project, started up in 2005, aims to promote the full physical and psychological development of children in rural areas of Myanmar.        

In order to reach the General Objective, the project sets following objectives:

  1. Ensure access to Early Childhood Care and Education to children aged 2-5 years old
  2. Increase the quality of educational services provided by local organizations, with a special focus on primary education
  3. Improve livelihoods of families with children in rural areas

 

To reach these goals we’re organizing following activities:

  • Trainings and awareness about childhood and education related topics to teachers, parents, village leaders and local operators.
  • Agricultural trainings to children’s parents
  • Building of Early Childhood Care Centers in villages where the higher need is detected
  • Organization and formation of Centers’ management committees
  • Restructuration of primary schools in rural villages

CONTEXT

In Myanmar children are starting primary school at 6 years old age and the government, even recognizing the importance of pre-school education, can’t grant an adequate number of early childhood centers.

Lack of this kind of education, jointed with families poverty in rural areas, leads to a very high school drop-out rate, more than 50%, and consequently a concerning illiteracy rate.

 

SUPPORTED VILLAGES

CHILDREN

TRAINED PEOPLE

RESTRUCTURED SCHOOLS

BUILT CENTERS

NEWS

CHIT NAING, TOGETHER TOWARDS AUTONOMY!

CHIT NAING, TOGETHER TOWARDS AUTONOMY!

Chit Naing is a 3 year old boy with down syndrome, he has a developmental delay in cognitive skills and lives in Kon Lon village tract, in Taunggyi district. Our physiotherapist, Ju Ju, visited his family for the first time at September 2019 and since then he improved...

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ANNUAL REPORT 2019

ANNUAL REPORT 2019

Did you know that during 2019 we supported, thanks to your help, 2134 children and we trained 3767 adults with our projects in Myanmar and India? This successes, and more else that we’re showing in our annual report, wouldn’t be possible without the support of all...

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CREATING NETWORKS DURING LOCKDOWN

CREATING NETWORKS DURING LOCKDOWN

The whole Myanmar, last month, has been in lock-down. Our staff wasn’t allowed to enter any center, that’s why we had to transform our support in different ways: food distribution, provision of hygienic materials and training at distance. Since May the 13th until the...

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