Blog: Asia

Dreams of Becoming a Doctor

“My name is **Kalpani and I am eight years old. I study in the fourth grade. My parents work on the estate as laborers. I have two older brothers who go to school. After school, they do odd jobs to earn money for our monthly family expenditures. When I see my brothers work in the nearby fields, I feel sorry for them as they get tired very much. When they get home, they have to do school homework.

Event in Colorado: Learn How to Use TCD

If you are interested in humanitarian or mission work, helping impoverished communities transform themselves from hopeless to prosperous...

Then join us at the Transformational Community Development (TCD) Training, Jan. 25-27, 2019 in Colorado Springs!

TCD is a low cost, low tech model to train poor villages to become hope-filled, self-sustaining villages.

TCD is a method of development that teaches a community to:

Motivated to Learn

This past month, the women and children groups were more interested in learning about personal hygiene. Even to open places without shelter, they come ready to learn about new things. Their health status seemed to be improving when we met with them outside. They are also more obedient and helpful.


Helping Children from All Religious Backgrounds

When we added additional free tutoring classes for the schoolchildren, they improved in their studies. Now student numbers have increased up to around 30-40 students every day. These tutoring classes are not only open to certain schools but also for students from all religious backgrounds like Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, and Christian. Most children come from families whose parents work in the factory industry or are jobless and can't pay the teacher.


Fruitful Training Bears Development Growth

This month, I would like to highlight the sanitation project in our model village of Myat Hlae and the follow up Transformational Community Development (TCD) training in Sittwe. As we have all seen, the toilet project has experienced high achievement in Myat Hlae under the supervision of our village TCD training team. The motivation is growing stronger as villagers see the accomplishment and benefits. According to our champion, *Nyan, a lot of families are lining up for their turn to participate in the project and build toilets for their families.

Healthier Oil from Their Crops

Dhoker Jhara Village, India


This November, farmers of Dhoker Jhara Village focused on a new crop option. Since the climatic conditions were not good this year, productivity of rice had fallen. Villagers were advised to grow mustard in large amounts.


Sports Day Opens Doors

Binodpur Village, India


First of all, I would like to thank you for your sincere support. It’s a great privilege to work with GHNI, and I am really grateful for the Transformational Community Development (TCD) program. TCD is giving hope to the hopeless and providing holistic development for our society.