Gyaw Gyaw is a small non-profit organization located on the border between Thailand and Burma that is predominantly populated by ethnic Karen. We utilize sustainable architecture as a tool to strengthen the communities in our own neighborhood.

Gyaw Gyaw - children running in front of school


Our tool to strengthen local communities.

Gyaw Gyaw: School Kler-Deh. Photo by Franc Pallares Lopez


Our value for social, environmental, and economic outcomes to ensure local and long-term development.


Our process to foster mutual, respectful, and long-lasting empowerment.


The connection and interaction between these three dimensions determine the outcome of our projects.