Emergency Relief

An estimated 680,000 Rohingya refugees have fled across the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh since late August, seeking refuge from violence in Rakhine State. With camps overflowing and new arrivals every day, a humanitarian crisis is rapidly unfolding.


Mobilizing Myanmar Aims to Train 5,000+ Women

November 13th, 2019|

Led by Pwint Htun, Mobilizing Myanmar is leveraging Myanmar’s Smartphone Revolution and local women’s networks to bridge the gender gap and create a gateway to the formal economy for women who have long been excluded.

Building Power, Kyat by Kyat

November 12th, 2019|

Ten years ago, Myanmar-based civil society organization Women for the World (WfW) established its first women’s savings group with only a handful of participants. Today, WfW’s founder and director Van Lisa “can’t even count how many there are.”

Travel with Us

Partners Asia provides unprecedented access to Myanmar’s diverse cultures and destinations. We have hand crafted an intimate and unique collection of small group experiences and adventures.

A Place to Call Home

Our partner, Meikswe Myanmar, established Palae Metta to care for women and children living with HIV/AIDS. Located outside Yangon, this residential clinic is currently home for 21 children and 16 women who are receiving medical treatment, healthy food, education and even vocational training. Palae Metta is a haven, where they receive not only medical care, but the encouragement of a community.

Off the Beaten Path

"Soon, we reach the foot of a mountain and begin our journey up, twisting around gaping fissures made by monsoon storms. As our motorcycle putters, threatening to be defeated by the long climb, we catch the first glimpses of the village perched on the mountain’s peak..."

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