A very special gift for Sophia Home

Myanmar Wednesday, 15 June 2016

It was a normal day at Sophia Academy until our caretaker heard the cries of a baby. Following the cries, he was amazed to find a tiny baby wrapped in cloth under the tree beside the gate - abandoned.

Summer camps leave a lasting impact

Myanmar Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Each year we provide camps for hundreds of needy children in remote villages, where they enjoy nutritious food, receive medical care, have fun and learn about the love of Jesus. Our staff in Northern Burma ran two camps in the Chin Hills.

Vung has flown the nest

Myanmar Wednesday, 27 January 2016

We rescued Vung from child labour after she tragically lost both her parents before she was 10. She thrived at our Sophia Home and is now employed as a Medicaine Assistant at Pathay Hospital. She may have moved out of our Sophia Home, but she’ll always be one of our kids.

Reaching 25 villages in Burma

Myanmar Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Our work to help the victims of the Burma floods has stretched out into the wider areas of Chin State where 40 villages were destroyed by landslides as a result of the floods. Stand by Me’s team has reached 25 villages and over 6,000 people with essential supplies.

Building has begun in Shan

Myanmar, Thursday, 08 October 2015

This year, due to the great needs of children in Shan in Burma, we set out to purchase land to build a children’s village to provide a comfortable ...

Meeting the needs of villages in Burma

Myanmar, Thursday, 17 September 2015

Flooding in Burma has caused widespread distress, destroying houses and possessions and washing away fields of crops. Roads and bridges remain dama...

Heavy rain continues to fall in Burma

Myanmar, Thursday, 20 August 2015

Urgent aid has been delivered to four more desperate villages in the Irrawaddy Delta as heavy rains continue to fall across Burma, plunging flooded...

Burma Floods: Relief teams

Myanmar, Wednesday, 12 August 2015

The great scale of this disaster has become apparent in the increasing number of people who have lost their homes to the rising waters and sadly th...

Flooding in Burma

Myanmar, Monday, 03 August 2015

Western areas of Burma have been heavily flooded affecting thousands of people. Many people have been forced to leave their homes to escape the ris...

Mangpee learns to communicate

Myanmar, Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Mangpee is four years old and joined the Stand by Me Lois School, Burma, in March. He did not speak to anyone when he first joined Lois School but ...

Teachers wanted today

Myanmar, Thursday, 09 July 2015

Stand by Me is involved with two schools in the Chin State, Burma; Lois School is catering for more than 500 children and Grace Children’s Educatio...

Time to start building in Shan

Myanmar, Thursday, 02 July 2015

It’s time to start building a new home for these kids!Shan State is troubled by conflict, poverty and the trafficking of children. Many orphaned an...

Stand by... almost there...