About Us

The Friends are a group of Christians who feel called by God to support the work of Christ’s Church in Myanmar, especially supporting children’s education and grassroots community development. Friends of Myanmar was founded in 2001 by Revd David Haokip. Registered charity No. 1096018. 

Mission Statement:

1.    To raise awareness of the situation in Myanmar and the life of the church in Myanmar

2.    To pray for the people of Myanmar and particular issues/situations raised by Christians

3.    To raise money for special projects amongst the Chin/Kuki people, eg. Onkhojang Boarding School, Tamu, Sagaing Division and Anglican         Churches in Myanmar,

4.    To work towards possible exchanges and visits between UK and Myanmar

How you can help:

Become a Friend of Myanmar

You will receive regular news and prayer letters about the church in Myanmar and Onkhojang Boarding School.

Please see the 'Donate' section for more details.


Pray for Myanmar

Please see the 'Prayer' section for the latest prayer needs.

Grassroot Development Projects

1. Health Clinic and Preschool at Valpabung Village: Friends of Myanmar bought a plot in 2004 and built a small clinic. A pre-school was built in 2014, now 15 children are attending. 

2. Toilet Develoment Project: Teaching the villagers health issues and building new toilets in villages.

3. Clean and Green Project: This is a small project helping villagers care for and plant trees in gardens, farms and streets. 

Supporting church buildings:

Last few years Friends of Myanmar (UK) has helped fund new churches and refurbishment for old churches. Eg. 1. All Saints Anglican Church, Nampalong, Tamu, 2. Anglican Church, Molvailup, 3. St Matthew's Anglican Church, Vokso Village and 4. Nan Aung Maw Church in Myo Thit area of Tamu.