With Public Schools Out of Reach, Burmese Monks Teach the Poor

Burmese boys at a monastery

RANGOON — One of the most surprising statistics about the Burmese people is not that they are the poorest in Southeast Asia. It is well known that decades of military dictatorship destroyed the national economy and set human development back at least a generation. What is unexpected is that throughout the worst of times, the … Read more

 

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