Volunteer in a Buddhist monastery in Myanmar

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP




Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Naung Shwe
Shan State
Myanmar [Burma]


Volunteer help is needed in a youth development centre in a Buddhist monastery in Naung Shwe township. There are over 1000 students of diverse ethnic groups: Paoh, Lesu, Kayan, Kayah, InnThar, Danu, Shan and Taung Yoe who come from different villages. They live in the dormitory of the monastery and attend government high school near the monastery.

The volunteers will participate in the activities of the monastery and help the local community. They will be teaching English and other social classes, working in the farm and helping with construction tasks. The volunteers will be also playing with kids from the kindergarten, and cleaning and cooking for the students together with local volunteers from the monastery.

Location: The project takes place in Naung Shwe township in Shan State near to Kayah State. The area is 2000 feet above sea level, surrounded by mountains and lakes. This is a predominantly agricultural region, very peaceful and calm. The mode of transportation between villages is mainly by boat.

Dates: November 15 - November 28, 2018

More information and enrollment: http://cadip.org/volunteer-in-myanmar


  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available


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