Kaung Whatt is a two-hour journey from the Pekhon Township, and is home to the Kayan La-Htach tribe. It is surrounded by steep jungle-covered hills, meaning that government facilities are out of reach for this remote village. UWS began developing a school in the community in 2014. Now, more than 80 children regularly attend the school, and there are an equal number of girls and boys enrolled. All the students learn to read and write in Myanmar's national language, and also prepare for national exams in maths, science and English. Life for the children of Kaung Whatt has been transformed. 

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