Working with some of the poorest and most vulnerable Burmese people...
Kamthang was 15 years old when she joined the Dorcas Tailoring Training Centre in Delhi, a community-led project supported by Burma Assist. After graduating in 2010, she decided to take the risk of returning to Burma by herself. She is now a successful tailor in her village and doing very well.
Kamthang like many other Burmese fled fear and poverty in Burma. Over 100,000 are struggling to survive in India.
The elections held in Burma on the 1st April 2012 are a step towards democracy. However poverty is a reality in Burma.
Skills and self-confidence are crucial for them to survive in India or in Burma.