Among those displaced by war in Kachin State over the past seven years, the day-to-day struggles of life and livelihood are paramount. In this episode of DVB’s “Fix It” programme, we look at how some of the many IDPs in Kachin State labour to make ends meet in the face of prolonged war-time hardship.
Amid an ongoing civil war in northern Burma, some are on a different “front lines,” of sorts — facing legal consequences for protesting the conflict, or otherwise working to bring an end to the fighting.
Economic development and “trust-building” were two key topics of a DVB Business Debate held earlier this year in Thandwe, Rakhine State, where panelists discussed the fraught inter-communal dynamics still bedeviling the state.
Join DVB for the premier of “Fix It,” a show about how local residents and philanthropists across Burma are partnering to address community needs. In this episode, locals from Tha Yin Gyi village, in Magwe Division’s Myaing Township, work to build a storage reservoir in an area where clean drinking water is scarce.