Working with Yangon-based NGO Heart of Youth and a group of Buddhist nuns from a local convent, BSB helped to create a preschool in this rapidly growing exurb of East Dagon.
Workers from around Myanmar are flocking to the area to labor in a nearby industrial park. Although there are government and monastery schools in the community, many children do not attend school and none have had the opportunity for preschool—until now.
Ethnic Bamar people are in the majority, but many other groups will be represented in the student body. Construction of a building to educate about 30 3–5 year olds was completed early in 2015.
Funding generously provided by The Asia Group