I am from Myitkyina, a Kachin, born and bred in the town just 43 kilometers downstream from where the Mali and N’Mai Rivers merge to form the great Irrawaddy, the lifeblood of our nation, Myanmar. Myitsone, the confluence site, also has added significance for us Kachins: It is the heartland of our cultural identity. So […]
Author Archives: Lahpai Seng Raw
Lahpai Seng Raw is a 2013 Ramon Magsaysay Award winner and co-founder of the Metta Development Foundation, Myanmar's largest civil society group. Founded in 1997, the group is a national organization that works across Myanmar responding to community led-projects and humanitarian emergencies.