SDC is in the middle of a financial crisis, we have lost our major donors and are relying on personal donations to stay open. Since 2002, SDC has trained over 500 young men and women thanks to the generosity of its donors. Unfortunately large organizations have been pulling their funding in favor of donating to causes inside Myanmar, under the idea that it is safe for people to go back. For Ethnic Minorities like the Karenni, this is just not true. With your support we can continue to provide courses for Karenni young adults in a safe environment. We equip them with the tools they need to become leaders in their communities and contribute to the peace process in Myanmar until it is safe to return to our beloved home.

You can support us through:

Monetary Donations 

If you wish to make a financial contribution to the Karenni Social Development Center, you may do so through the PayPal link below, or through our PayPalMe link directly here PayPal.Me/KarenniSDC. We greatly appreciate your support! If you know of an organization who might be willing to give to us please contact us directly at

One Time Donation

Donation Options


Donating laptops and e-readers for students

The students have grown up without computers, but access to technology helps them to improve their skills and offers additional English language practice. At this time, donations of new and gently used electronic items (projectors, printers, cameras etc.) and office equipment are most appreciated. If you would like to donate please contact us at

Students use e-readers kindly donated by Renee Mulligan.
Students work on laptops kindly donated by Renee Mulligan.
14 May Lesson - Penguin Readers
Students practice reading skills using Penguin Readers kindly donated by Elinor Costa-Low.