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Burma Bakehouse Helps Disadvantaged Womeni
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March 05, 2013 4:19 PM
A group of bakers in Burma's former capital, Rangoon, is seeking to help disadvantaged women with training that goes beyond making bread and pastries. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Rangoon that the Yangon Bakehouse also provides life-skills classes to place Burmese women in the growing hospitality industry.

Burma Bakehouse Helps Disadvantaged Women

Published March 05, 2013

A group of bakers in Burma's former capital, Rangoon, is seeking to help disadvantaged women with training that goes beyond making bread and pastries. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Rangoon that the Yangon Bakehouse also provides life-skills classes to place Burmese women in the growing hospitality industry.


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