Burma Border Link provides tailored service-learning opportunities for groups to gain exposure to a wide range of social and political issues affecting people from Burma. These include human rights, grassroots environmental activism, conflict studies, migration, refugee issues, ethnic reconciliation, women’s empowerment, education, and public health.
Our extensive network of partners, built up over the last ten years includes local community based organizations (CBOs), migrant schools, refugee camps and International Non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
Burma Border Link trips are best suited for groups of 8 to 16 participants that are willing to travel to remote border towns, immerse themselves in local culture, and demonstrate flexibility and patience in a sometimes challenging environment. We encourage participants to come with the intention to learn and to serve.
Burma Border Link program participants
- Engage in dialogues with a variety of grassroots and international development and political organizations.
- Collaborate on sustainable projects that address the expressed needs of the community.
- Participate in reflection and debriefing sessions.
- Are equipped with resources and networks, and often the inspiration that enables ongoing service for the people of Burma.
Trips typically range from 7 days to 8 weeks and are open to adults of all ages.
If you would like to find out more about participating in a Burma Border Link program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in volunteering as an individual, please refer to our sister program the Burma Volunteer Program.
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