Myanmar

Contacts

Kelland Stevenson

country director
kstevenson@pactworld.org

Chris Feddersen

senior program officer
cfeddersen@pactworld.org

Our core values: respect, integrity and inclusion

January 5, 2021
Pact's three core values are respect, integrity and inclusion. We believe it is essential that each of our staff members applies these values not only internally but also externally when working with...

Universal Health Coverage Day: Health for all - protect everyone

December 10, 2020
During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, local partner Burma Medical Association (BMA) has been adapting its health and education activities which focus on improving health and early childhood...

ACE: Update on request for applications - Strengthening Media Coverage

December 2, 2020
Notice (November 3, 2020) The Advancing Community Empowerment in Southeastern Myanmar (ACE) project, funded by USAID, is pleased to announce a request for applications seeking to fund activities that...

ACE: Update on request for applications for protecting rights of vulnerable communities in Southeastern Myanmar

November 5, 2020
Notice (October 1, 2020) The Advancing Community Empowerment in Southeastern Myanmar (ACE) project, funded by USAID, is pleased to announce a request for applications seeking to fund activities that...

Covid-19 response and prevention in Myanmar: Safety and hygiene materials for communities in need

November 4, 2020
During the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Advancing Community Empowerment in Southeastern Myanmar project (ACE), funded by USAID, shared critical information about the virus in remote...
U Kan Htein on his sesame farm in Kayah State, Myanmar. (Photo: Mercy Corps)

Food for thought: Good agricultural practices strengthen trust and resilience in Kayah State

October 14, 2020
U Kan Htein sits with a beaming smile as he looks out across his farm and considers developing his sesame farm. A 48-year-old farmer and father of two, U Kan Htein lives in Nant Kit, a remote village...

PGMF borrower stories: 'I bought myself a sewing machine'

September 23, 2020
Two Pact Global Microfinance Fund borrowers share how low-interest credit improved their lives.

Pact welcomes new country director in Myanmar 

August 25, 2020
 In August 2020, Pact welcomed Kelland Stevenson as Country Director in Myanmar. He brings a wealth of experience, with more than 35 years in international development work in both humanitarian and...

World Humanitarian Day: Covid-19 hygiene kits help vulnerable communities in Southeastern Myanmar

August 19, 2020
This year, World Humanitarian Day, marked on August 19, comes at an unprecedented time as the world continues to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. In Myanmar, the recent onslaught of the monsoon season...
Drawings by Richard Harrison/Pact.

“We can find our way around any barriers”: The women driving change in Myanmar’s energy sector

August 7, 2020
by Lyndal Pearce If there was ever a mountain to climb, Myanmar’s energy transition represents the Hkakabo Razi of all challenges. With just 50% of the country able to access reliable power, mostly...

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