EMPOWER Consultancy Ltd.

Who we are

EMPOWER is development and management consulting firm, based in Yangon, Myanmar. It was established and functioning since 2010 by its primary operators - Dr. Naing and his professional Associates. It was incorporated under the Myanmar Companies Act in 2012 and that the Company is Limited with the registration number of 112,294,759.

The firm is operated with a range of Myanmar professionals who have formal educational qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills in a range of sectors and cross-cutting areas including health, education, livelihoods, private sector development, Private Public Partnership (PPP), need assessment, planning and monitoring and evaluation. Its key members have 10 to 20 years of experience in the above mentioned areas through engaging in programs and projects of international and local organizations such as European Union, Global Fund, Three Diseases Fund, Livelihood and Food Security Trust Fund, USAID, UNICEF, AusAID, SWISSAID, DFAT, DFID, ILO, GIZ, World Vision International, Helvetas Myanmar, Plan International, TDH, World Concern International, Oxfam GB, Child fund (Australia), Christian Church Aid, Paung Ku Civil Society Consortium, Food Security Working Group, Metta Development Foundation, Friends for Health, Accountability and Learning Working Group, etc.

To date, EMPOWER serves hundreds of clients around the country.  These clients include international government agencies, Myanmar government agencies, UN, INGOs and NGOs. EMPOWER works closely with development stakeholders of each State and Region across country. EMPOWER also provides medium sized enterprises for business plan development and value chain studies. EMPOWER has accomplished over 150 consultancy projects ranging from short term to long term consultancies since its formal operation in 2012.

Vision

Our vision is to empower different indigenous ethnic groups of Myanmar People to address their pressing needs.

Mission

We believe in using strengths of individual and groups of people to synergistically enhance the capabilities of people whom we serve.

What we can offer

We aim at delivering two main Consultancy services: “Development project management” and “Business management”.

Development Consultancy

(a) Designing and managing programs and projects from need assessment, baseline study to evaluation;

(b) Organizational Systems development Services: HR System; Financial System; M&E System; and Governance including development and functioning of related tools, manuals, and standard operating procedures;

(c) Management consulting services: project management consulting;

(d) Conducting researches;

(e) Capacity Building including technical capacity and institutional capacity.

Business Consultancy

(a) Value Chain Promotion;

(b) Feasibility Study and developing business options;

(c) Business Matching;

(d) Capacity Building to producer organizations/grower organization;

(e) Market Assessment;

(f) Business Plan Development Training.

Our USP

EMPOWER has built its brand name through three characteristics since its inception: (a) rendering tailored quality services and products to clients; (b) strengthening system and capacity of clients through consultancy work; and (c) diffusing the practice of using evidence and attitude of valuing quality services among clients.

The key capacities of EMPOWER are implementing any types of assessment studies, program/project design and evaluation, research and capacity building regarding the respective themes.