Cyclone Nargis

Cyclone Nargis (2)

Goal

To continue support of the Early Child Development Centres ECDC in Irrawaddy delta, Myanmar.

Objectives

1. Assessment of the villages The Gone and Ka Na So Chaung (KNSC) around Laputta area.

2. Assist the Canning Garden Baptist Church (CGBC) Kings Kids Church (KKC) to train eighty teachers of the ECDCs from fifty centres in Pathein.

3. Promote the OM ministries B4T Business Enterprise program by visit to Kwin Yar Phu Village outside Pathein.

Trip in 2011 by Crest to Myanmar for the followup on Early Childhood Care Development Center (EDC) and post Cyclone Nargis development in the land of Myanmar.

In 2008 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in Burma/Myanmar. It was a devastating storm that killed over 138,366 people and caused at least $10 billion (USD) in damage. The hardship on the people living there was immense in a situation where life was already hard. CREST responded with different relief efforts through local partners.