The prospect of a better education is more likely for Ma Khin Nu, seven, a resident of the Ohn Taw Gyi camp, Myanmar. Photo: LWF Myanmar/Isaac Kyaw Htun Hla


Country Program

LWF Myanmar serves people since 2008. The organization works in the poorest, most marginalized, and vulnerable parts of the country and among those affected by conflict, displacement, natural disasters, and injustice. LWF Myanmar is a people-centered, rights-based, and value-driven Country Program.  

LWF provides humanitarian assistance in Myanmar through livelihood development, WASH and work in several camps like providing support to fire safety in houses, entrepreneurship skills development, start-up businesses like tailoring, beauty salons and small restaurants. 

LWF also works with authorities to effectively manage sustainable development.  

In May 2023, LWF responded to the devastation caused by Cyclone Mocha. 

Update: 13 February 2024 

    Youth empowerment through economic independence: Follow the story of Naw Zar Zar Htwe, a young woman from Kayin state, Myanmar, who, with LWF's support, became a seamstress and fashion designer.

    Our work in Myanmar

    Partners and donors

    Workshop in disaster risk reduction and emergency response for a community in Myanmar. The statement reaffirms the humanitarian principles of neutrality, humanity, impartiality and independence especially in insecure and volatile contexts. Photo: LWF Myanmar


    • ACT Church of Sweden 

    • Australian Lutheran World Service (ALWS) 

    • Bread for the World 

    • Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) 

    • Church World Service (CWS) 

    • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia (DFAT) 

    • Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe (DKH) 

    • EuropeAid 

    • Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) 

    • FinnChurch Aid (FCA) 

    • LWF - German National Committee (GNC) 

    • Global Affairs Canada (GAC) 

    • Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission (FELM) 

    • OCHA 

    • Swiss Confederation - Federal Department of Foreign Affairs 

    • United Church of Christ 

    • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) 

    • World Food Programme (WFP) 

    Help us make a difference in the lives of people in Myanmar and other places throughout the world.


    people assisted
    in 2021
    received technical, leadership and livelihoods assistance
    assisted in 10 IDP camps and 272 new displacement sites in Rakhine state 2021.
    million Euro
    expenditure in 2021.

    Photo: LWF Myanmar/Isaac Kyaw Htun Hla