Norwegian People´s Aid (NPA) has both a humanitarian disarmament programme and a development programme in Myanmar. NPA have been present in Myanmar since 2004.
Norwegian People's Aid works to strengthen civil society by promoting the development of local organizations and to support their efforts to improve living conditions in the communities where they are active.
The income gap in Myanmar is among the widest in the world, as a large proportion of the economy is controlled by supporters of the former military government.
More than 100 ethnic groups lives in Myanmar
Myanmar was formerly called Burma