Angelika Kahlos, Civic and Peace Education Manager of Mote Oo, was interviewed by Katharine Mckenney, MBBI Writer, in September 2017.
Myanmar’s recent history includes numerous bloody civil wars, placing mediation and peace education as a key priority to those living there. Although conflict on the Western border in Rakhine State has escalated in recent weeks, other conflicts have devastated populations in Shan and Kachin States as well.
Angelika Kahlos is the Civic and Peace Education Manager for Mote Oo, a local organization based in Yangon, Myanmar with an office in Mae Sot, Thailand—a township on the Thai-Myanmar border. Mote Oo has been operating in the informal education sector for adult learners in Myanmar and bordering countries since 2013, with over 40,000 textbooks disseminated between 2013 and 2017. [Read more…]