About Saetanar

Saetanar is a Non-Governmental Organization that works in cooperation with the Ministry for Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs “Present the Ministry of Border Affairs” (Na Ta La) to carry out ‘community development through school building construction’ using funds from The Nippon Foundation.The name Saetanar is derived from a Myanmar word meaning ‘ good will’ or ‘thoughtfulness’.

Community Development through School Construction

Saetanar has been working to promote rural development through school building construction and improvement of school facilities based on the principle that a sustained basic education is indispensable for the progress of a community. Furthermore, Saetanar is actively involved in projects to secure income that would support a continuous school operation and improve local people’s lives.