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Myanmar: After Cyclone Nargis

Builds Schools, Helps Farmers and Sick in Cyclone-Hit Myanmar

Builds Schools, Helps Farmers and Sick in Cyclone-Hit Myanmar In the two years since Cyclone Nargis devastated Myanmar, the foundation has worked in many areas to help its people recover – distribution of aid, improved seeds and training for the farmers, surgery for the injured and the building three of schools. It is its contribution to the long-term reconstruction of the country.

The worst natural disaster in the recorded history of Myanmar, Nargis struck  the Irawaddy Delta on May 2, 2008, causing at least 138,000 deaths and causing damage estimated at US$10 billion. It affected the lives of at least 1.5 million people. Since then, the foundation has since then carried out regular distributions, the most recent beginning on Monday, May 3.Read more...
 

Tzu Chi Completes Secondary School in Myanmar

Tzu Chi Completes Secondary School in Myanmar Tzu Chi Foundation handed to the government of Myanmar a secondary school in Ran... Read more...

A Generous Poor Old Lady

A Generous Poor Old Lady After the 76-year old grandma inserted the only 100 Kyat she had into the bamboo... Read more...

Groundbreaking for School and Great Love Village

Groundbreaking for School and Great Love Village Tzu Chi will rebuild five schools and a Great Love Village with over 700 houses ... Read more...

Old Schools Reborn

Old Schools Reborn The old school buildings in Yangon, Myanmar, were rich in history and beauty, bu... Read more...
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