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Nick Langton

acting country director

Chris Feddersen

program officer

In Myanmar, empowering women is a calling

January 29, 2016
In the nine years that Phyu Phyu Theint has worked for Pact, she has seen a lot of change. 

Hatching hope: ducks and microfinance in Myanmar

January 7, 2016
Daw Mar Mar Swe is "mother duck" to a family of 72 who quickly and obediently follow the instructions of her quacks. Eight years ago, life changed for Daw Mar Mar Swe when she took her first loan...

World leaders pledge support for responsible growth in Mekong region

August 17, 2015
At a meeting of the Lower Mekong Initiative in Malaysia this month, leaders from six nations agreed that as the region transforms, short-term growth must not come at the expense of long-term...

Pact mobilizes to provide critical assistance to Myanmar flood victims

August 5, 2015
International NGO’s unparalleled on-the-ground network already in many of hardest-hit areas Donate at Pact, one of the longest serving international organizations in...

In Myanmar, clean water to cook, bathe and grow food – all for about $2

July 31, 2015
It’s hard to overstate the difference that reliable access to clean water makes – something that the people of Ohn Hnauk village in central Myanmar are learning firsthand. Recently, Pact’s Shae Thot...

Integration is the future, and we must get there together

April 1, 2015
Integrated development is among the biggest buzzwords in international development today. NGOs use it. Government funders and foundations use it. Industry media use it. Pact uses it, too, when we...

Pact brings solar energy to rural Myanmar communities

March 23, 2015
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, is partnering with Pact to bring electricity in the form of solar power to approximately 3,500 people in villages in rural areas of Mandalay,...
Mon Myat Thu contributors

In Myanmar, women pay it forward

March 3, 2015
When women do better, entire communities do better. That’s how Pact interprets this year’s theme for International Women’s Day – Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity.

U.S. ambassador commemorates reaching 2,000 villages

December 5, 2014
This week, United States Ambassador Derek Mitchell visited Nat Kan U, Yenangyaung Township, in Myanmar's Magway Region, to commemorate the 2,000th village to partner in the USAID-supported Shae Thot...

Mekong government, civil society support strong EIAs

December 5, 2014
Government and civil society representatives highlighted the need for strong and inclusive environmental impact assessment (EIA) policies and practices in the Mekong region at a meeting this week in...