POUR UNE ACTION SOCIALE
DURABLE EN BIRMANIE
FOR SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL ACTION IN BURMA
For several years, the humanitarian and non-profit association of general interest PASDB (Pour une Action Sociale Durable en Birmanie/for a Sustainable Social Action in Burma), has been financing, several
social programs in Burma, mainly in the access to drinkable water, and in education.
PASDB is independent, non-sectarian, apolitical, and relies only on donations (no subsidies received so far).
The association, in different ways, supports small local Burmese NGOs or religious and lay structures, which take care of specially vulnerable people (orphans or destitute children, HIV positive
women and their children, families with one or more handicapped children, etc.).
Indeed, these Burmese structures and NGOs have actually a perfect field knowledge, on which we rely to develop our social projects for the benefit of thousands of people who are
very often in a survival situation.
It is important to note that the operating costs of the PASDB association are minimal
(14%), because all its European
members are volunteers. This is how friends and family from all over the world bring
us their knowledge and skills in various fields, as well as their enthusiasm. However, due to its growth, PASDB had to employ two persons in Burma,
part time (for a monthly cost of €140), among which one main person in charge and coordinator, a young woman who is 23 years old and has recently completed her studies in
Last of all, it should be noted that the people in charge and field correspondents for our social programs are all Burmese and that we help children from all
religious confessions in Burma.
The number of 30,000 people (including 10,000 children) directly helped by PASDB's programs has just been
More information concerning our social projects: