She blazes some fresh thoughts on the mission of Partners with her keyboard.
They are part of Partners Relief & Development, a small international charity that does strategic work in health, education, poverty uplift and human rights advocacy for the (very many) oppressed people of Burma. Partners is based in Thailand, where huge numbers of refugees and migrants come, but it works in both countries.
Like many of you, I’ve had Burma (or Myanmar – what do we even call it?) on the radar for a while, in a hazy way. It’s been in the same category as Taliban-ruled Afghanistan was for me – a hopeless situation of horrific oppression and hardship that I felt entirely powerless to do a single thing about.
It’s a country run for decades by a military dictatorship, famous for…
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