All of us at UWS are deeply saddened by the plight of the people in Rakhine State, Myanmar. With their situation prominent in the news, we wanted to update you on our progress in Myanmar over the last few years.
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We promote gender equality in all of our schools, ensuring that even in cultures where this is not the norm, girls have the chance to learn to read, write and count. By investing in girls’ education in all UWS schools, our objective is to help young women to grow up as active citizens in their communities, creating better prospects for their families and futures.
Though we teach students the national language in all our schools, in Cambodia and Myanmar we work with ethnic-minority groups for whom these languages are not the mother tongue.
As the new year gets underway, we reflect on some of our highlights of 2016, as well as some of the things we’re looking forward to in 2017.
Whilst children here in the UK wait in anticipation for Christmas gifts, hundreds of students across Cambodia, Myanmar and Nepal have been excited over the past few weeks to receive a brand new UWS school bag!
Sign up to the Giving Machine in time for Black Friday and 5% of your online shopping costs will be donated on your behalf to UWS. Shopping just got charitable!
This week we were delighted to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korean Re-shaping Development Institute (ReDI), who have agreed to sponsor two new UWS schools in Myanmar.
UWS supporters Freddie and Allie are preparing to take on ‘the greatest motoring adventure on the planet’, The Mongol Rally. The pair will be driving more than 20,000 km across Europe and Asia, beginning their journey in England and ending it in Ulan Ude, in Siberian Russia, all in aid of UWS.
Kyar Tear Toe Bo village, Myanmar has a brand new school! The village in the Shan state is home to over 200 children who had previously never entered a classroom.