An increasing number of Myanmar people are selling kidneys as a quick-fix solution to poverty and debt, with many donors going to India for transplants and telling lies to have them approved.
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A school for the blind in Yangon has been providing a home away from home for the visually impaired and helping them to acquire the skills they need to be self-sufficient for more than 40 years.
Despite initial challenges, a pilot project to pay allowances to IDPs in Kachin State through mobile phone transfers has been a big success and will be expanded next year to benefit 3,400 households.