Leonard Buckles

country director

Chris Feddersen

program officer

Mae Tao Clinic: Strengthening the Health System in Southeastern Myanmar (part one)

March 18, 2019
The Advancing Community Empowerment (ACE) project is working with Mae Tao Clinic and Karen Department of Health and Welfare (KDHW), to jointly strengthen the health system in Mu Traw district of...

Community Introductory Workshops Prioritizing Development Activities

March 15, 2019
The Advancing Community Empowerment (ACE) project, funded by USAID, has been conducting Community Introductory Workshops (CIWs) at the village level to help communities assess their needs and...

International Women's Day: Women's empowerment in Myanmar's Kayah State

March 8, 2019
To mark International Women’s Day, we reflect on the dedicated work that the Karenni National Women's Organization (KNWO) is doing as part of the Advancing Community Empowerment (ACE) project...

Advancing Community Empowerment: Update on Call for Health, Education & Livelihoods Services

February 22, 2019
Pact is pleased to announce the release of an Annual Program Statement (APS) for the Advancing Community Empowerment in Southeastern Myanmar (ACE) project funded by the United States Agency for...

Beyond Passion: Teachers Increasing Access to Education in Rural Myanmar

January 23, 2019
Kayan New Generation Youth (KNGY), a Critical Service Grant recipient under the Advancing Community Empowerment project, is mobilizing and training volunteer teachers for rural schools serving...

Sowing the Seeds of Our Future: Chili Cultivation in Southern Shan State

January 10, 2019
The Advancing Community Empowerment project, supported by USAID, is working with “Development for Environmental-friendly Agriculture and Rural Life of Myanmar” (Dear Myanmar) in 30 villages of...

From Trash to Treasure: The Making of Pact Myanmar's 2019 Diary

January 1, 2019
2019: A Year of Transformation As 2019 starts, Pact is undertaking a global transformation towards becoming a fourth sector enterprise and finding new systemic solutions to the development problems...

Pact impact investment group inks two new corporate partnerships as FY19 kicks off

December 10, 2018
Pact, an international, non-profit development organization, announced today that its newly revamped impact investment group, Pact Ventures, has finalized its second corporate partnership since the...

Ahlin Yaung: Lighting a path to prosperity and development

December 6, 2018
U Kyaw Htay, a villager in Myanmar’s Myeik township, Tanintharyi Region, used to only do business when the sun was up. With his wife, he runs a small café shop that caters to his neighbors in Ashae...

Empowering Women in Rural Communities in Kayah State, Myanmar

November 29, 2018
The Advancing Community Empowerment (ACE) project, funded by USAID, is working in 23 villages in three townships in Kayah State, establishing and strengthening Village Health Committees, which were...