Servite Sisters run thriving sustainable farm, girls’ shelter in jungles of Myanmar

by Gail DeGeorge and Sr. Joyce Meyer


The combined hard work of a beloved priest and the Servite Sisters in Kyauktan, Myanmar, keep operations running at St. Mary’s Home, a successful, multifaceted farm that also supports and shelters 120 girls.

The Servite Sisters arrived in Myanmar from India in 1924 and established a community in Kyauktan, which like the rest of the country, was mostly Buddhist and Hindu with a small Catholic population.

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