(Left) Several days ago, a Burmese donated and delivered five bags of rice regardless of the danger.
(Right) Quilt, rice, vegetables, medicines, cooking oil and drinking water are most needed.
The fighting between the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) and the Myanmar military have yet to stop. Last night, people in refugee camps along the China-Myanmar border still could hear the roar of guns. Till 20 February, two out of three Kokang residents, i.e. about 80,000 to 90,000 people, has fled to China border. In some conflict areas, there is not even a single resident left.
Continue reading Continue to Provide Humanitarian Aid to Kokang Refugees along China-Myanmar Border
The Chinese Lunar New Year should be a time for Chinese to enjoy family reunions and to send blessings to loved ones, unfortunately for thousands of Han Chinese living at Kokang Region of Northern Myanmar, it is the time for them to flee their homes for the Yunnan area of neighboring China as conflict intensifies.
Continue reading Provide Emergency Humanitarian Aid to Kokang Refugees on China-Myanmar Border
Once, there was a three-year-old girl who offered to share her red packet money with the needy in Africa. The money could bring her another new dress, but it could also provide several basic meals or the one and only piece of new clothing for some Africans. A new dress would be an icing on the cake, yet this little girl chose to share what she had.
Continue reading Meet a Need – Share a Red Packet
Since 2007, World Day of Social Justice has been observed annually on 20 February. Through this, the United Nations hopes to mobilse all national governments to implement measures to eradicate any forms of discriminations, inequalities and barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability or culture, so that one’s income, education opportunity, rights to basic care, decent job, shelter, water, and political participation will not be determined by their birth, residence, gender, religion or race; and that one can be free from threats and physical violence.
Continue reading Prayers for a Fair and Just World
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
During Chinese New Year, people would bless each other with good will. CEDAR Fund has also prepared some special red packets for you to send blessings to children and those struggling in distress.
Continue reading The Letter from CEDAR | February 2015