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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations, Human Services

Mission: Burma Humanitarian Mission supports community-based healthcare and education projects that improve the lives of the children of Burma and their communities. We empower people around the world to exercise their health to advocate for a healthy and vibrant Burma where the human rights of all people are honored.

Results: BHM will provide over one million doses of medicine in 2012. We estimate that with every two dollars spent on our medical programs one life is saved.

Target demographics: Villagers in eastern Burma, particularly children under 17

Direct beneficiaries per year: 50,000+ people for medical programs, 500,000+ for education programs

Geographic areas served: eastern Burma, western Thailand

Programs: Backpack Health Worker training Medicines & supplies for mobile medic teams Medicines & supplies for fixed clinics Supporting the education of refugee & migrant youth from Burma Empowering youth leadership Empowering refugee communities in the US Advocating for the ethnic minorities of Burma Empowering at risk girls to stay free of the sex and drug trade Enabling people in the US to exercise their health while advocating for the peoples of Burma

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Surinder M.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

BHM has been a long term partner. They are a focused group of people dedicated to their work. We are proud to work with them.

Surinder Moore
Program Manager
Alternative Gifts International

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I have been working with Burma Humanitarian Mission for the past three years to get critical support to Girl Determined, a leadership project designed to assist girls ages 12-17 to avoid the pitfalls of trafficking, dangerous labor and other forms of violence, by facilitating girls’ recognition of their personal and group potential. The Board and staff of BHM have proven committed and responsible in their work. They are knowledgeable about the reality here in Burma and on its borders and have strong connections with incredible local leaders who get support and supplies where they are most needed. Thank you BHM! Keep up the great work.

Tony P.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Our organization, Alternative Gifts International, features BHM in our catalog and online fundraising. We chose to partner with BHM because their mission is vital to the health of the refugees, and they operate an organized and efficient program. I recently inquired about a visit to their sites in Burma and learned how challenging their work is, both physically and politically. If you wish to raise awareness and funds for this great project you can launch a personalized virtual campaign to share with family friends by visiting our website www.alternativegifts.org.