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Durangoans support work in Myanmar villages
Durangoan Mike Karpfen, one of the founders and the executive director of the Shanta Foundation, receives flowers from a child in Tee Lone village in Myanmar. It was the second of 11 villages Shanta is working with, and Shanta has helped improve education, health care and economic stability there.
A villager in Myanmar shows washes vegetables ifrom a muddy pond before a new clean water system was built by her fellow villagers with financing and expertise provided by the Shanta Foundation, which is based in Durango.
Village children in Myanmar show off their family’s bull. Shanta Foundation, which is based in Durango, built the school the children attend, and its volunteers stay in the family’s home when they visit.
Priscilla Clapp, the former chief of mission for the U.S. in Myanmar, spoke at a Shanta Foundation fundraiser at Fort Lewis College on Thursday evening.

Creating sustainable change

Durangoan Mike Karpfen, one of the founders and the executive director of the Shanta Foundation, receives flowers from a child in Tee Lone village in Myanmar. It was the second of 11 villages Shanta is working with, and Shanta has helped improve education, health care and economic stability there.
A villager in Myanmar shows washes vegetables ifrom a muddy pond before a new clean water system was built by her fellow villagers with financing and expertise provided by the Shanta Foundation, which is based in Durango.
Village children in Myanmar show off their family’s bull. Shanta Foundation, which is based in Durango, built the school the children attend, and its volunteers stay in the family’s home when they visit.
Priscilla Clapp, the former chief of mission for the U.S. in Myanmar, spoke at a Shanta Foundation fundraiser at Fort Lewis College on Thursday evening.
On the Net

Shanta Foundation: www.shantafoundation.org. Tax-deductible donations may be sent to Shanta Foundation, P.O. Box 1603, Durango, CO 81302, or by calling Shanta at 259-5120.

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