In the far north of Myanmar below the Himalayas, ten women in Putao have established a sewing cooperative and set up a women’s association called “Vnap Nampan Wat” roughly meaning “beautiful flowers”. They refer to themselves as beautiful, colourful, and diverse flowers, providing for their family and community. From their profits from selling clothing they have bought children’s text books, and donated to a charity supporting needy families. This project was initiated by Ah Phong (MYLP 2019) and next year the women plan to open a shop.
Bridging Educational Gaps: Empowering Dalit and Tribal Children in Tamil Nadu
Workers from Dalit and Tribal communities, who are part of unions and cooperatives established with the assistance of UnionAID and NZEI, hold great aspirations for their children’s futures. They want