Our Vision, Mission & Values
VisionWorking together for a world without poverty.
MissionBased on our faith based values, we will work to enable communities to cope with disasters and to become self-sufficient through sustainable development.
Our ValuesAs a faith based international NGO, MA-UK draws upon a rich heritage of social action and working with various communities to improve the lives of others in need. MA-UK commits itself to working with:
- Compassion and justice
- Accountability and transparency to all of our stakeholders, especially the communities which we work with.
- Action with quality - our programmes reflect and fill a gap identified by the communities we work with, with long term actions based upon need and capacity.
- Respect for rights, dignity and equal opportunity of all peoples.
- Empowerment: communities and individuals to reach their potential.
- Shelter Construction
- Flood Disaster Response
- Relief Distribution
3. Seasonal Project
- Ramadhan Food Distribution
- Qurbani Distribution
- Clothes Distribution
- Individual Shelter
2016 At A Glance
Rainbow Family Program
Rainbow Family Program was established to support educational materials and stipends to low income families.
In the field of sustainable livelihood program, innovative sewing training to IDP women was very successful. We trained about 150 IDP women, and presented each participant with a set of sewing machine at the end of the training. It opened up the way for them to earn considerable income, in
MA-UK has built an observatory hospital in Thek-ka-Pyn in Sittwe through its partner Mercy Malaysia. The hospital has become the only health access facilities for the IDPs and the Muslim villagers in Sittwe Township. Government doctors and nurses from the State Health Department are posted in this hospital on daily
In the field of education, we organized 30 IDP women graduates to attend “Teachers Training Course” in collaboration with UNICEF training program. We recruited these trained teachers to teach IDP children from kindergarten to Grade 5 in Dapaing Camp.
We renovated around 15 schools in villages outside the Camps, provide
SHELTER Renovation and Construction
The majority of IDPs in Rakhine live in collective (8 to 10 rooms) shelters called ‘long house’, which were originally built in 2012-13 as a temporary measure, designed to last for only two years. Unless we repair or renovate these shelters, there is a danger of collapse and IDPs be
WASH: Water, Sanitation & Health
Similar to near collapsing shelters, toilets attached to these ‘long houses’ are also becoming unusable. We involve in renovating and building new toilets replacing the old ones and digging new tube wells and water storage facilities connected to these toilets for hygiene purposes. We built more than 100 toilets in
MA-UK has been providing vital emergency response to Myanmar since 2012 and continue to do so throughout the year. In 2015, the organization carried out a massive emergency operation to response to the urgent need of the people affected by Komen Cyclone.
This coming week in December 2016, MA-UK has
By the end of November 2016, arond 3,000 50 rice bags have been distributed in three camps for the non-register IDPs who are in desperate need of food as they are not entitled to receive food from WFP. For this food distribution, we provide rice bags and small cash, because
New Field Offices Opening
We are on the process of opening up a new branch office in Mrauk U, Sittwe in Rakhine and Meiktila, Mandalay to cover the activities of Central and Northern Myanmar. Our team has already arrived in Meiktila and started initial activity on December 5, 2016 with building 20 tube wells