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Community Agency for Rural Development (CAD) is one of five Myanmar NGOs (Not-for-profit non-governmental organizations) established by few individual persons in Myanmar during 2000-2004 under the Burmese Military rule (State Law and Order Restoration Council) led by Senior General Than Shwe. CAD is registered to Union Ministry of Home Affairs of the Union of Republic of Myanmar. CAD registration/License number is 1/Local/1850 which is valid till 2023. Our EuropeAid ID is (

What We Do

Women Empowerment and Development

Agape Women Network (AWN) is initiated by interested women for their self-development under social mobilization of Joseph Kung Za Hmung @ Win Hlaing Oo, founding director of CAD (Community Agency for Rural Development) in 2007. Today, AWN in villages is occurring inroads under the well understanding of women on their developments and empowerments for their environment.
We are newly set up Women based Network. We are deprived of rights to education by our parents and today we are illiterate and uneducated for having greater role in our empowerm

CAD Responses to Covid-19 Pandemic in Chin State

Covid-19 Pandemic in Myanmar
The worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) spreading from Wuhan, China was confirmed to have reached Myanmar on 23 March 2020. The first confirmed case is a Myanmar national from Tedim Township, Chin state who returned from the US. The announcement of the confirmed case has shocked the nation and people end up panic by buying things at supermarkets across the country.  The prevention materials such as sanitizer, face masks and medicines were out of stock in the whole country. Although the govern

Educational Infrastructure Development

Many schools in CAD project areas are very decaying and collapsing at all. However, students have no choice than acquiring education with their teachers in such bad buildings (See the below primary school building). Therefore CAD is committed in helping students own safe and sound infrastructure for their learning. Villages in remote Myanmar have state primary schools (Grade 1-5) but those who finished Grade-5, must attend middle school (Grade 6-9) in other villages. One sad note is that all students of Grade 6 could not attend middle school in

Latest News

CAD Wins Expression of Interest from Access to Health Fund

Published July 12, 2022

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We Receive Funding from European Union Humanitarian Aid for Co-Learns Project

Published July 12, 2022

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We are hiring a Program Manager.

Published June 30, 2022

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19 Anniversary of CAD Birthday

Published May 6, 2022

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