On April 4, 2019, the Board of Directors of Community Partners International (CPI) welcomed Professor Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, to give a talk on ‘Democracy and Myanmar’. Professor Diamond’s talk is part of an ongoing Speaker Series in which CPI’s Board hosts thought leaders, entrepreneurs, academics and public figures in conversation with donors and community supporters. The talk took place at Stanford University’s Encina Hall. Alongside CPI’s Board, 20 invited guests attended Professor Diamond’s talk in person and via webcast.
Community Partners International (CPI) is delighted to announce that Linda Smith is returning to the organization as member of the board of directors, effective September 13, 2018.
On August 7, 2018, Community Partners International (CPI) held a ceremony in Yangon, Myanmar, to award scholarships to three members of staff to support their studies to obtain health-related Master’s degrees. CPI Executive Director Dr. Si Thura presented the scholarship awards to Ms. Nay Zar Win, Mr. Kaung Htet Soe and Dr. Zarni Lynn Kyaw. The awards highlight CPI’s commitment to support staff professional development, and the awardees will return to work with CPI once their studies are complete.
For the seventh consecutive year, Community Partners International (CPI) has earned the full 4-Star rating for best practice financial stewardship, transparency and accountability from Charity Navigator, the largest and most-utilized independent nonprofit evaluator in the U. S. The rating includes a perfect 100% score for transparency and accountability.
On March 12, 2018, in Yangon, Myanmar, Dr. San San Aye, Director General of the Department of Social Welfare (DoSW), and Dr. Si Thura, Executive Director of Community Partners International (CPI), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) supporting a three-year initiative by CPI to provide Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and Gender-based Violence (GBV) prevention and response services to conflict-affected communities in four townships of Kayin State, Myanmar.