Join us at our youth centre and support education for minority students near Taunggyi, Shan state, Myanmar



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    Hello, my name is Khun. I am the responsible person for a youth development training program located near Taunggyi, Shan state. This is a new project that started at the beginning of January 2020. We are focusing on civic education of young people (18-25 years old) from different ethnic and religion groups of Shan State. Our program currently provides 3 months training with main focus at:
    - Human rights;
    - Gender equality;
    - Politics and democracy;
    - Leadership skills and self-development;
    - Media class and fake news
    - Computer skills;
    - English classes; and
    - Art supporting social change.

    Our objective is to encourage the youth to participate in Democracy transitional process in Myanmar and prepare them to be a good leaders in our country. We try to teach them the skills that they unfortunately lack after finishing the university. After three months training program, all of our students have to go back to their specific communities and do the three time follow up training.

    In addition to that, we also have some fun during the week. The sport activities (football, volleyball, running) and farming club are running on daily base. During the weekends, we organise hiking trips, visiting local communities, sport activities and games. You are more than welcome to be part of it!

    And how YOU can be involved? We are really nice, young and open-minded community. We would be really happy if you can ran English classes and help us with new ideas. Depending on your skills, you can be involved in different activities as sport/teaching/organisation development/social media support. There is always room to improve. Anyway, we have 1 acre of land available for new projects and activities!

    During your free time, you can explore the beauty of our province. We are surrounded by mountains so you can do some hiking e.g. Shan state mountain, visiting local nearby villages, ancient pagoda Kaku (similar to Bagan), Htum Sum cave, Inle lake (40 km away), Kalaw (70km).

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Pratique d’une langue
    Projets artistiques

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Our volunteer will have a chance to learn about different cultures, religious and traditions from multi ethnic youths group of Shan State such as Shan, PaOh, Kayan and Danu ethnics culture. Our kids are really nice, curious and talkative so you can easily interact with them.
    We are very happy to teach you our languages and our great cook can show you how to prepare our delicious traditional food.

  • Aide


    We would like you to be involved mainly as our English teacher (At the beginning, our local teacher can help you. Afterwards, we would like you to run the class by yourself). We run English class every weekday for 1.5 hour. On Friday we have English movie night ;). If needed and you are interested you can teach different classes as mentioned above and be involved in our sport activities/art projects/building/farming/development of our organisation and support with social media.

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant
    Burmese: Courant

  • Hébergement


    We provide shared accommodation with our staff (males and females are separated) and 3x meals per day. The bathroom is shared and you can use any common area that you would like to.
    Please be prepared that the shower water is not heated. Internet connection is limited as we have remote location but we are working on this. We suggest you to have SIM card with the data for now.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    You have your free time to explore nearby villages, mountains, ancient pagoda Kaku, Htum Sum cave or take a trip to Taungyi city / Inle lake or Kalaw. We always provide program for our students during the weekends and you are very welcome to participate.

    If you are interested, we will send you information how to get to Taunggyi and will pick you up from there. It takes around 20 minutes from Taunggyi to our centre.

    We are looking forward to see you soon and welcome in our program.
    Thank you.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 4 days a week

N° de référence hôte : 781345348233