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Church service in Toungoo Diocese. © Tony Naake 2015

ABM’s work in Myanmar is diverse. Programs vary from youth community work training, water projects, community based development projects and the funding of the provincial development desk in Myanmar.

From here, the work of the church is coordinated including the management of the community development work, with support from overseas partners. Through these programs ABM works with the Church of the Province of Myanmar (CPM) to empower locals to strengthen their own communities. 


2017 projects in myanmar

Church to Church Program

(Please note: The Doctorate Scholarship program is now under the Encounter Program

Community Development Program

You can learn more about ABM's Programs here.



Stories From the Field:

Bishop David, Sayar Taw and Julianne in Mandalay.  

Expect the Unexpected on the Road to Mandalay

ABM Programs Director Dr Julianne Stewart tells of her trip to the Diocese of Mandalay where she met with Bishop David Nyi Nyi Naing and visited some of our projects. Read more

» Other stories


Primate's Life Story

The life story of Archbishop Stephan Than Myint Oo, Primate of the CPM and Bishop of Yangon, is told in a new book Dancing with Angels, written by Archdeacon Alan Nichols. The book was launched at Bishopscourt in Melbourne on 23 June, 2015 by the Australian Primate, Archbishop Philip Freier. You can listen to a short interview with Archbishop Stephan and Archdeacon Alan on ABC Radio National here.


ABM Documentary - Wellsprings of Opportunity 

Wellsprings of Opportunity tells the story of a rural community in the Diocese of Yangon working in partnership with the Church of the Province of Myanmar on water and livestock redistribution programs that are steadily improving the livelihoods of farmers and their families in all sorts of ways.