Category: Myanmar


Last 3 days to give!

December 29, 2010

If you were considering donating to a worthy cause in 2010 and taking advantage of the tax benefits of charitable donations, now is your last chance to contribute!

As we look towards new efforts and projects in 2011 it is only through your generous funding that we will be able to continue our long term development projects in some of the poorest areas on this planet.

As you know, we have set the goal of raising $100,000 by December 31st, and would greatly appreciate if you consider Real Medicine for your year-end donation.

In the spirit of Real Medicine…

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Donate Now to Help Myanmar Families in Need

The Real Medicine team in Myanmar needs your help today to continue relief efforts for the farm recovery initiative there; just $11.25 will provide one family of five with enough rice to get them through critical harvest times.

To date, RMF’s Team Partner, IDE Myanmar, has provided a monsoon paddy package of rice seed, access to tillers, fertilizer, etc. to 58,383 families across the hardest hit areas of the delta. The team delivered 10,387 metric tons of rice seed directly to 1,197 villages…

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September 25, 2008

Desperation in Myanmar

May 18, 2008 - Myanmar

From our partners in Myanmar:

Dear Martina,

The skies have turned anthracite grey this afternoon in Yangon – an ominous sign that heavy rains are on their way in a few minutes. Winds are pushing the temporary plastic windows up against the back of my chair as I write. On my desk are photographs taken earlier this week of families in the Irrawaddy Delta huddled under a fallen tree during a downpour. These are dark days in Myanmar.

The magnitude of the crisis here is almost unimaginable. The latest realistic estimates are that over 100,000…

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May 14, 2008 - Myanmar


May 14, 2008 - Myanmar

Appeal for Aid for Cyclone Nargis Victims

Myanmar’s disaster from Cyclone Nargis is unprecedented; never before in the country’s  recent history has there been a natural disaster of this magnitude.  It is a disaster of international proportions. People living in the populous Irrawaddy Delta have lived on the periphery of cyclones where they have typically hit Bangladesh or been localized in the Bay of Bengal.  People and villages in Myanmar, including the city of Yangon, have never been in the direct path of a cyclone until Nargis.  The country was caught totally unaware and…

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