The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is a global faith-based, humanitarian, development and rights-based advocacy International Non-Government Organization, headquartered in Geneva and operational in Myanmar since 2008.

LWF Myanmar aims to promote human rights of vulnerable communities in Myanmar by empowering communities to effectively claim their rights in priority thematic areas (land rights, right to legal identity, rights of women and the right to Education) and by engaging duty-bearers at local and national levels.

We are LWF Myanmar.

LWF Myanmar program responds to human suffering and challenge its causes. We want to contribute to the alleviation of poverty in Myanmar through rights-based empowerment for sustainable development. We serve all people irrespective of ethnicity, gender, religion, race or political conviction.

Our Vision

The people of Myanmar living…

  • in a just society
  • in peace and dignity
  • united in diversity
  • are able to meet their basic needs, achieve their full potential, and claim their universal rights in order to improve their quality of life individually and collectively.

Our Mission

LWF Myanmar is dedicated to challenge and address the causes and effects of human suffering and poverty, linking local responses to national and international advocacy.

Our Overall Goal

To help alleviate poverty in Myanmar through rights-based empowerment for sustainable development.

Our Core Values

Dignity, Human Rights, and Justice

Compassion and Commitment

Inclusion and Diversity

Meaningful Participation

Transparency and Accountability

Humanitarian Principles

Gender Justice

Climate Justice

Our Work

Our Approach

  • Rights-based empowerment
  • Working with Government Structures
  • Integrated

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LWF Myanmar in Numbers 2020

We assisted 8 Camps& 15 townships in 2020
With host & poor, marginalized communities; women, girls and boys
Total income for program in 2020
LWF Myanmar began in response to the devastation of Cyclone Nargis

LWF Myanmar

Part of a global family

LWF Myanmar is a country program of The Lutheran World Federation's Department for World Service.

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