Myanmar

Community-Based Social Protection in the Dry Zone, Myanmar

2016-12-26T07:05:16+00:00 Tags: , , , |

HelpAge International (Myanmar Country Office), with funding from LIFT donor consortium, has embarked on a three-year project to expand social protection to vulnerable households in Myanmar’s central dry zone. The project seeks to strengthen community and government capacity to [...]

The situation of older people in Myanmar: A summary report

2016-12-26T10:45:52+00:00 Tags: , , |

This summary offers insights into the demographic trends driving rapid ageing in Myanmar. It is published by HelpAge in collaboration with Myanmar’s Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement with support from UNFPA. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, East [...]

Together in old age: Older people’s associations (OPAs) in enhancing local development

2017-01-24T09:22:09+00:00 Tags: , , |

Older people's association (OPAs) are multi-functional, community-based organisations which are providing to be effective ways of improving the well-being of older people, their families and communities. This video reflects their experience in Asia (China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, [...]

Building Community Organisations to Reduce Poverty and Vulnerability Amongst Older People and their Families in Myanmar

2016-12-26T14:06:37+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This is the final evaluation for the project Building Community Organisations to Reduce Poverty and Vulnerability Among Older People and Their Families (CORP), which set up the first 20 older people’s associations in Myanmar, called Older People Self Help [...]