Improving social and environmental sustainability in mountain communities
Khai Tual Sawn
Reporting Myanmar’s first case of coronavirus in late-March of 2020, Khai has coordinated the distribution of basic food and hygiene necessities throughout his home village of Tuisau. Located in the mountainous and linguistically diverse region of Chin State, where an estimated 54 languages are in use, Khai has also worked to translate vital health information material for his fellow Tedim-speakers.
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Every Fellow gets the pro bono support of the Mountain Sentinels leadership team, professionals and community dedicated to solving the issues that impact the lives of diverse people living and working in overlooked and underrepresented mountain places.
- $1,500 USD stipend
- One-on-one mentorship with a Mountain Sentinels member
- Monthly virtual gatherings with other Fellows
- Participate in the 2021 Moving Mountains Summit (likely virtual)
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