Support the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in Shan State

Checking for Fever

The Covid-19 virus is gradually spreading in Burma. There is hardly any reliable information available, the official figures seem unrealistic and beautified.

There is a great danger that the Covid-19 epidemic will spread uncontrolled – and initially undetected – to the rural areas of the ethnic states. These areas are also areas of conflict in which struggles between the Burmese army and the ethnic armies flare up again and again, and in which increasing air raids and artillery attacks on the civilian population have been taking place recently. This particularly affects the areas of Arakan State, Chin State, Kachin State and Shan State. >>>

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The Four Cuts: new video exposes horror of Burma Army “clearance operations” in Shan State

Shan community groups launched today a new video, The Four Cuts, documenting atrocities committed by the Burma Army during past “clearance operations” in Shan State.  On December 11, 2019, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi defended Burma’s military against charges of genocide at the International Court of Justice, saying they were just carrying out “clearance […]

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Loi Lam Children’s Day 2012

Loi Lam is a small IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) community in a remote area of Shan State not far from the Thai border. The children of Loi Lam of course know about the Children’s Day celebrated all over Thailand on the second Saturday of January and they were sad that this year their small school […]

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A Future for Nang Htun

Nang Htun comes from the Loi Tai Leng refugee camp on the border with the northern Thai province of Mae Hong Son. Her family came from inside Shan State (Burma) as refugees. She has a little brother. Due to an insufficiently treated eye infection, she is almost completely blind. The girl had not been able […]

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Library Project making good progress

Against all difficulties caused by the unstable situation on the Thai border with Shan State (Burma), our Library project for the 800 students of Loi Tai Leng is making good progress. The structure of the building – basement, walls, windows and roof construction – is finished. In the next phase, the interior walls and the […]

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A New Public Library for Loi Tai Leng

Thailife Foundation helped setting up a library for the over 800 students of the Loi Tai Leng School. Thailife Foundation has started its biggest project so far, the building of a new library and learning centre for the Loi Tai Leng School and the general public of Loi Tai Leng, Shan State. The project is […]

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Rebuilding the “Daylight School” to help rebuild young lives

Blood Foundation opened the Daylight School just a few months ago. It was set up to provide full time non-formal education for children of Shan migrants living and working on the farms located in the mountains along the Burma border in Fang District. These people have come to Thailand seeking refuge from persecution and oppression […]

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Thailife Foundation’s first Activities started

Thailife Foundation grants – depending on the funds available – individual education support or project grants for education projects. In December 2003, the activities of the foundation started with our first individual grant and our support for a kindergarten on the Thai-Burma border. The funds for the refugee kindergarten were largely raised through donations. We […]

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Ein Schlaglicht auf Burmas Politik der ‘Lizenz zur Vergewaltigung’ (Press Release / German)

‘Sexuelle Übergriffe sind Teil der Strategie der burmesischen Junta und werden von ihr als Kriegswaffe gegen die Shan verwendet’ Die UN Kommission für Menschenrechte hat die internationale Aufmerksamkeit auf die systematischen Vergewaltigungen von Frauen in Shan Staat durch burmesische Regierungstruppen gelenkt.  Der viel diskutierte Bericht “Lizenz zur Vergewaltigung” stand ganz oben auf der Tagesordnung der […]

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