Myanmar (Burma): Programme Overview and Projects


  • Goodbye to hunger: plenty of food 365 days a year

    Goodbye to hunger: plenty of food 365 days a year

    For four months of the year the population experiences a shortage of food in our project area in Myanmar (Burma). Farmers attend field schools to learn how to make a living again thanks to sustainable crop cultivation.
  • Life insurance called “Piggy”

    Life insurance called “Piggy”

    In Northern Myanmar (Burma) conflicts have forced thousands to leave their villages and relocate nearer to the cities. Thanks to loans for breeding pigs they can find stability again in their lives.
  • Ensuring the work bears fruit

    Ensuring the work bears fruit

    Life is not easy for the rural population in Kachin state in Myanmar: the fields are producing low crop yields and expensive loans are driving the farmers deeper and deeper into debt. The farmers report how they are able to make ends meet thanks to SWISSAID.