Health
 Myanmar
Project #2124

Solar Power for Free Burma Rangers Training Center

by Green Empowerment
Vetted

Summary

This project provides power for the training center of the Free Burma Rangers, a relief organization that provides assistance to many ethnic groups in Burma that have been ravaged by the military.
$90
total raised
3
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

All over eastern Burma (Myanmar), indigenous people are subject to attacks, forced labor, land mines, and displacement by the army of Burma’s military dictatorship. The Free Burma Rangers relief teams carry medical equipment into the jungle of Burma, and are trained to treat patients and document human rights abuses. They are equipped with food, first aid supplies, cameras, flashlights, radios, and toys for children. With 43 relief teams making many rounds, FBR reaches up to 172,000 people.

Solution

Green Empowerment and local partners will provide all solar power equipment , plus installation, operation, and maintenance training to staff of the Free Burma Rangers training center, and will assist in the installation of the system on site.

Long-Term Impact

Relief teams trained by Free Burma Rangers will provide medical relief and supplies to 172,000 internally displaced Burmese people in remote areas of the jungle. Medical assistance to the people reached is not supported by any government agency.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.greenempowerment.org
Green Empowerment website
BGET web site
Free Burma Rangers website

Organization Information

Green Empowerment

Location: Portland, Oregon - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.greenempowerment.org
Project Leader:
Michel Maupoux
Program Manager
Portland, OR United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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