Akha Heritage Foundation

Organization's name: Akha Heritage Foundation
Headquarters address  
Address: 4790 12th Ave NE
Keizer, OR
United States of America
Phone: 971-388-7185
Email: Akhalife@gmail.com
Web site: Http://www.Akha.org
Organization type: Indigenous Peoples Organizations
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Children
  • Culture
  • Extreme poverty
  • Food
  • Human Rights
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Minority Rights
  • Refugees
  • Religion
  • Torture
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Myanmar
  • United States of America
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • China
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Reduce child mortality
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1991
Year of registration (YYYY): 1992
Organizational structure: Board, volunteers
Number and type of members: Volunteer regular staff 3. Part time volunteers.
Affiliation with NGO networks: Non Profit Association of Oregon
Funding structure:
  • Fundraising campaigns
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources

Additional Information

Social Development

Accreditation to: Indigenous Forum
Affiliation with other organizations: Akha from Thailand with input from the Akha in Laos, Myanmar and China. In Thailand the Akha are not afforded equal rights. In Laos and Myanmar the chief concerns are to increase health care. In china the Akha have the best consitions.
Purpose of the organization: Advocacy for the Akha people. Increased international recognition and assitance to the Akha.
A list of members of the governing body of the organization, and their countries of nationality: Michu Uaiyue Akha Thailand Andra McDaniel USA Matthew McDaniel USA Reid Elder USA
Description of the membership of the organization, indicating the total number of members: We are not a membership based organization. We work on advocacy for the Akha, efforts to increase the recognition of the Akha name and awareness of their needs.