Every month we receive lots of fantastic news from our programmes, our partners and our wonderful supporters and we know that it can be hard to keep up with it all, so we’ve compiled some of our highlights from the month to share with you.
This month our highlights include Rachel’s OBE ceremony, Iryna’s story and our first video from Kachin State, Myanmar.
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Children on the Edge support Kachin communities who have been displaced by conflict and are living in camps in northern Myanmar (Burma). We provide education, play and expert care for young children aged 3-6 years old.
The current crisis in the country is creating huge uncertainty for people here, but our preschool centres are providing a much needed safe haven for the youngest children, ensuring Early Childhood Development (ECD) at a crucial time in their development.
Read on to find out more…
Five year old Kawn Ja Htoi Tsin lives in Kachin State, Myanmar; where thousands of internally displaced people have sought refuge in remote mountain camps, following decades of conflict and repression from the Myanmar military. She attends one of the preschools Children on the Edge support for the youngest children in Kachin State.
Read her story...
Shari Bawk Awng Mu Hpa is 4 years old and attends a preschool supported by Children on the Edge in Myanmar. Read how he is benefiting from our early childhood education programme in Kachin State; where thousands of internally displaced people are stuck living in remove mountain camps.
Children on the Edge works in coalition with local communities in some of the toughest places in the world, transforming the lives of marginalised children by creating protective environments where they can safely live, play, learn and grow.
2022 has been an incredible year of transformation for the children we work with, thanks to continued support of our Children on the Edge community.
We'd love to invite you to grab a cup of tea and read through our monthly highlights from 2022 and see just how much your generosity is making a difference.......
Shahida Bibi is nine years old and lives in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh with her parents and three siblings. She attends one of our Learning Centres. Read her story....
The children we support in Kachin State, Myanmar have recently received new 'crocs' and raincoats to help them cope with the heavy rains and flooding in the remote mountain camps where they live.
Border closures and conflict have left hundreds of families without food and basic supplies in Kachin State, Myanmar where Children on the Edge work with displaced communities, living in remote mountain camps. Our food relief programme has just ensured that 970 households received emergency food parcels, to last them a month. Find out more below.
Every year, our partners in Kachin State, Myanmar provide the children who attend our Early Childhood Development centres with a new set of warm clothes to help them stay warm during the winter months. The children received their parcels in December 2021 and were absolutely delighted with their new clothes. The children were even happier to return to their preschools to show off their new clothes in January after many months of closures.
Thank you so much for your donations throughout the year that help to make this all happen.
The World’s Forgotten Conflict in Kachin State, Myanmar is forcing hundreds of thousands of displaced Kachin people to live in remote mountain camps, cut off from basic services and support. Compounded by Covid-19 and a military coup in Myanmar; the situation for the people of Kachin State is getting worse. Read more about the current situation and what we’re doing to help.