Myanmar

Contacts

Kelland Stevenson

country director
kstevenson@pactworld.org

Chris Feddersen

program officer
cfeddersen@pactworld.org

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...

Responding to Covid-19 in southeastern Myanmar

August 6, 2020
Saw Aung Myo Win balances precariously along a narrow makeshift bamboo bridge in a remote village in Hlaingbwe township, in southeastern Myanmar’s Kayin State. In some communities, this is the only...

Q&A with Smart Power Myanmar CEO Richard Harrison: Part 2

July 16, 2020
This interview was first published on the Myanmar Energy Monitor by FMR Research and Advisory.

Q&A with Smart Power Myanmar CEO Richard Harrison: Part 1

July 16, 2020
This interview was first published on the Myanmar Energy Monitor by FMR Research and Advisory.

World Population Day: Promoting access to quality health services in Kayah State

July 11, 2020
World Population Day, July 11, aims to focus the world’s attention on the importance of population issues. Pact in Myanmar is marking the day by celebrating the work of our local partner Civil Health...
Photo: Pact

Miller Center, Smart Power Myanmar & Chevron launch mini-grid accelerator program

June 23, 2020
SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 17, 2020 – Leaders from 13 Myanmar energy access enterprises are set to gain access to experienced business executives from Silicon Valley and South East Asia as part of an...

ACE: Update on request for applications for strengthening inclusive governance in Southeastern Myanmar

June 11, 2020
Notice (May 14, 2020) The Advancing Community Empowerment in Southeastern Myanmar (ACE) project, funded by USAID, is pleased to announce a request for applications (RFA) seeking to fund projects that...

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