Diakonia - People change the world

Where we work

Diakonia is a global organisation working together with local partners in about 30 countries. In Asia we are present in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The Regional Office is located in Chiang Mai, Thailand and the Head Office is located in Stockholm, Sweden. 

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  • Bangladesh

    Diakonia operates in partnership with NGOs in Bangladesh, increasing awareness and respect for human rights and improving access to social and economic resources. Diakonia and our partner organizations work mostly in the rural areas of Bangladesh. Diakonia in Bangladesh
  • Cambodia

    In Cambodia, Diakonia supports a variety of local and national non-governmental organisations working on human rights, democracy, gender equality, good governance and social and economic justice. Diakonia in Cambodia
  • Myanmar

    For over 20 years, Diakonia has been supporting humanitarian and development programmes both inside the country and at the Thailand-Myanmar border. Diakonia’s partners are working in some of the most difficult and conflict-ridden conditions in the country. Strengthening civil society is a key focus. Diakonia in Myanmar
  • Sri Lanka

    Diakonia and our partner organizations are working towards a sustainable change in Sri Lanka, by promoting a holistic approach through mainstreaming conflict sensitivity, gender, environment and climate change. Diakonia in Sri Lanka
  • Thailand

    In Thailand, Diakonia supports local partner organizations with focus on the rights of the minority groups, mainly in the northern parts of Thailand. Our partners are working on issues relating to human rights, democracy, social and economic justice and gender. We make sure that all people have the right to obtain legal status and citizenship. Diakonia in Thailand