Strengthening Social Cohesion is a project that focuses on training for government officials in Myanmar.
Maunt Youmt Sai is a survivor of violent conflict in Myanmar. Inspired by the work of the local Search team, she is committed to building a more unified, more prosperous Myanmar.
Dr. Nem Nei Lhing, an ethnic Chin, was formerly a government officer in agriculture before she joined the Ministry of Ethnic Affairs (MOEA) of the Union Government of Myanmar–a new Ministry that came into being after Myanmar’s transition to a new democratically elected government at the start of 2017. In her new found role, and for the first time, she is working with people from different ethnicities, both within the Ministry and in the states and divisions that the MOEA oversees – a number of which face deep divisions and armed conflict.
Search-Myanmar’s “Let’s Think, Let’s Change” project is promoting the acceptance and celebration of diversity throughout the country. Through a creative use of media mixed with youth-led community-based work, we are harnessing the power of popular culture to make positive change in Myanmar.
In “The Team – Myanmar” a young band of footballers, each from a different ethnic group, come together to participate in the tournament of a lifetime.