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Akha Heritage Foundation

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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.