In 1960 Myanmar’s per capita income was twice that of Thailand’s–today it is the lowest in Southeast Asia
Prospect Burma funds teacher training for Burmese teachers at the "Thinking Classroom Foundation" directed by Dr Thein Lwin, as well as the Migrant Learning Centre for Burmese refugees in Chiang Mai. Dr Thein Lwin has recently moved back to Burma, after 20 years in exile, and "The Thinking Classroom Foundation" is now headquartered in Bago, and running workshops in critical thinking throughout Burma.
The Migrant Learning Centre in Chiang Mai provides free English language, Thai language, computer studies and vocational learning to over 1,000 Burmese migrant workers in Thailand each year.
Aung San Suu Kyi actively supports Prospect Burma and gives income from her Nobel Peace Prize money. Donate now to increase education in Burma.