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Teach for Myanmar

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Teach for Myanmar

Is anyone familiar with the non-profit volunteer organization :"Teach for Myanmar"? Any feedback welcome! Thanks!

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1. Re: Teach for Myanmar

The website says they were based in Myanmar since 2009. But didn't see any contact address in Myanmar. May be because of my poor IT knowledge. Just an email address.

Didn't see any about their activities. Where, Whom, When do they teach.

If you can forward their address, I'll definitely go there and let you know the actual situation.

Warks.England
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From earlier posts it would appear that it is very difficult,if not impossible, to volunteer teach at Government schools.

I have met mature teachers at orphanages and monasteries who,whilst helping with the English language, do have an underlying desire to learn Burmese or study Buddhism.

The web site has no country address but could be UK based as the email address ends "org." It may be faith based.

If anyone has detailed first hand knowledge of this organisation then please advise.

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3. Re: Teach for Myanmar

Kkym & Silverswimmer,

I applied there recently by email, and will let you know more when I receive a response.

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4. Re: Teach for Myanmar

.org indicates a "not for profit" organisation in any country. A UK based organisation would (should) be org.uk.

The website is very short on details and most assuredly no physical addresses, telephone numbers or anything substantial about the outfit. The spelling suggests non English based ( program and organization). The testimonials seem mostly American. In the UK you could look them up with the Charities Commission. Is there anything similar in the US or Canada.

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