Category Archives: Story

Ay Ming’s Story

Ay Ming Khaing is a thirty-year-old mother of four living in the Dry Zone of Myanmar. From a family of toddy palm farmers, she is accustomed to hard work and low income. The hardy palms are one of the few trees that can survive this harsh, dry climate. As a child she would walk long […]

Rita’s Story

In her elderly age, Rita never imagined having to leave behind the home she had lived in her entire life. But as the bombs fell she knew she had no other choice. Rita and her surviving family members fled their home with nothing but each other, “I left my home high and dry”, she says. […]