Free Burma Resources


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Free Burma resources

A few of the many NGO's doing work on the Thai-Burma border
  • Brackett Foundation   The Brackett Foundation funds education for refugees. Focusing on refugees from Burma, their projects cover the full range of education, from nursery school children to college students.
  • Clearpath International  Provide prostheses to hundreds of Burmese landmine amputees, and works to improve artificial limb production and measurement technology.
  • Planetcare/Burmese Refugee Care Project  Founded by Ben Brown, MD and based in Sebastopol, California, the BRCP was started to help the displaced people of Burma. Its primary focus is to support the work being done by Dr. Cynthia .
  • Burmese Youth Project  A nontraditional aid organization that focuses on opportunity, art, and clean water
  • Global Health Access Project  Provides clinical services and medical resources for programs on the Thai-Burma border, including the Backpack Health Worker Project.
  • WEAVE  A non-governmental organization in Northern Thailand that supports the independence and self-sufficiency of Karen hill tribe women. In addition to supporting maternal child health projects, WEAVE sells Karen handicrafts as part of an income generation project for refugee women.
  • The Women's Commission Works to improve the lives and defend the rights of refugee
     and internally displaced women, children and adolescents