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Yaku donates funds to Myanmar nunnery school

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Yaku donates funds to Myanmar nunnery school

This June, Yaku Latin Goods helped over 280 orphaned nuns at the Shwe Sin Min Nunnery School in Myanmar by donating much-needed funds to purchase basic items. The school, located in the scenic hill town of Pyin Oo Lwin, provides shelter and basic education to young and orphaned nuns aged 4 to 20. Started in 2001, the school has grown from just 40 orphans to over 600. These are young girls with no parents, no place to live or who are refugees due to war and natural disasters. The school relies heavily on donations to keep it running. Food, clothing,...

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Seeds of a global community

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Seeds of a global community

GABRIELA GALLARDO | OCT 2016 To talk about ALPANI is to talk about effort, community, strong determination, and hope.  As explained in our Yaku Model, ALPANI is a non-profit organisation founded in 2011 with a very ambitious goal: to tackle children’s chronic malnutrition in Peru. In 2013, I got involved with ALPANI as a volunteer and visited its first Nutritional Community Centre called “Pakarina” located in the AAHH Virgen de la Candelaria. In the local context, AAHH means human settlings, referring to the people from the country side who leave everything behind and move to harsh, deserted conditions closer to the...

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