Why do you want to browse this website?
You care about the people of the Golden Land.
You want to explore more about how people are helping other people in this country where 25% of 52 million people have income less than $1 per day.
You want to improve your professional skills through trainings and conferences so that you can help people more effectively.
You want to know how you can participate in these noble activities in the Golden Land.
Working Definitions being used in this website
NGOAny organization that provides social goods to the people of the Golden Land (aka. Myanmar/Burma) and operates somewhat independently from the government structure. This definition is open to discussion; however, we would like to be more inclusive than exclusive in acknowledging social activities that directly benefit ordinary citizens.
An organization operating exclusively within the boundary of the Golden Land.
An organization that operates not only in the Golden Land but also in other countries of the world.
Where is the Golden Land of Myanmar?
The Golden Land is a Southeast Asian country situated between Bangladesh, India, China, Laos, and Thailand. Myanmar is the name recognized by the United Nations and yet the country is still widely known by its former name Burma. This website may use the Golden Land, Burma, and Myanmar interchangeably. Nevertheless, these usages are not a representation of any political ideology whatsoever.
How do others define NGO?
Synonyms such as; non-profit organization, non-religious organization, non-political organization, civil society organization, civic organization, grassroots organization and community-based organization are also used to describe such organizations.