Fondacio started in Myanmar in 2005 when Charles Bo, La mission de Fondacio Myanmar a démarré en 2005 quand l’Archevêque Charles Bo, archbishop of Yangon, invited Fondacio to give a leadership training for the youth. Today, all the Fondacio memebers have been trained either at the YLP (Youth Leadership Formation Program) or at IFFAsia. Most of them are on mission on the filed with Fondacio, or for diocesis projects, or in international or local NGOs.
Fondacio Myanmar was officially created in January 2009. The community is settled in Yangon, Mandalay, Mawlamyine, Myitkyina.
Judith Si is the Head of Fondacio Myanmar, with the help of Carl Henry Sheridan, Charles Mario, Michael and Paul Miki L. Seng Du.
Main activities of the community :
For the youth
- Youth Leadership Formation Program (YLP) : A leaderhsip formation program for the youth, lasting 10 months, that started in 2005. The training Il s’agit d’un programme de Formation au Leadership pour les jeunes d’une durée de 10 mois qui a démarré en 2005. The training is organized on a national level with the 16 dioceses. The beneficiaries are young, with responsibilities in the dioceses or parishes, aged 20 to 30. Some 230 young people coming from 16 dioceses have followed this training. Most of them work in pastoral and social areas but also in companies. Some of them have been studying abroad.
- Dioceses youth camps, forums, retreats : The diocese or the National Catholic Youth Commission (NCYC) often invite Fondacio to organize some camps, forums or youth retreats.
- Community Leaders Building Unity (CLUB) : The Fondacio CLUB is a group of young adults with different religions who get together to answer the stakes of social realities while living in community. It uses the community pedagogy while adapting it to the country’s context.
Each month, they participate in an outside action for the most vulnerable ones : nursing home, orphanage, street kids, disabled people, etc. Places of mission : Yangon and Mandalay.
To get in touch with Fondacio Myanmar
Judith Si - firstname.lastname@example.org
Carlu - email@example.com