Karuna Center has worked with diverse communities in Myanmar to strengthen interfaith leadership for peace and human rights. These community-based initiatives have created local networks and public education initiatives toward inclusion and tolerance in highly sensitive contexts.


We worked closely with three Myanmar-based organizations to engage community leaders across religious divides during a time of escalating violence and persecution of ethnic minorities. We drew upon religious teachings about peace and inclusion, and facilitated careful dialogue and collaboration in deeply divided communities. Program participants created more than 35 interfaith projects in community spaces and countered the damaging spread of hate propaganda about Muslims and other minorities.

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