• Stateless Shan Burmese communities are constantly the victims of exploitation and abuse.
    Learn more about the challenges facing the communities we serve.

  • Have a look at our different projects and programs, designed to meet the changing needs of our communities.

  • Our scholarship recipients are pillars of their communities. Hear their stories. Be inspired.

  • We share regular updates and reports from our staff about our communities as well as the
    human rights situation along the Thai-Burma border and globally.

  • Donate now to support these communities working to overcome tremendous odds.

Empowering Stateless Burmese Shan Communities through Education

Kwah Dao (formerly know as the Burmese Refugee Project) is a 501(c)3 organization seeking to build participatory models for education and community development in northern Thailand. We hope to empower disenfranchised stateless Burmese Shan communities with the skills, knowledge and education necessary to protect their often-abused fundamental human rights and improve their quality of life.
Learn more about our mission and history

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