Hang on, Yangon! The City Getting a Facelift One Alley at a Time

After the nonprofit workers cleaned out all the garbage from behind his building, Win Nit, a native of Yangon, Myanmar, was amazed at how much space was back there. “I didn’t even consider this spot as anything but a dump,” he says, frying samosas in an alley that was once buried under a thigh-high drift […]

Canadian-run Yangon Bake house changing women’s lives in Myanmar

  YANGON, Myanmar — It’s 6 a.m. and a small kitchen tucked away at the back of a house in Yangon, Myanmar is buzzing. Women are hard at work measuring and mixing ingredients to make the day’s batch of baked goods. The women work away, occasionally sharing stories and laughing softly as they go. Across […]