Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Is Kachin Development Group (K.D.G) a profit organization?

A: Kachin Development Group (K.D.G) is a non-profit organization working for community.

Q: Is K.D.G a youth organization?

A: K.D.G is a non-profit organization founded by dedicated youth leaders from different Kachin youth organizations in the country working for youth and community.

Q: Does K.D.G work with international organizations – INGOs?

A: K.D.G also works with INGOs, National NGOs, local partners and community based organizations as well as those who recognize our local capacity and local needs identified by local communities and K.D.G.

Q: Is K.D.G a registered organization? , If not then why?

A: K.D.G is not a registered organization because K.D.G is founded in non government control area in the Sino-Burma border town where there is no facility and provision for any organization to have registration.

Q: Does K.D.G have previous years’ financial audit record?

A: K.D.G keeps proper records of all the expenditure records and there is internal auditing system within K.D.G. Upon the request of donors, K.D.G is willing to provide all the financial records and external public auditing. As per requirement of the donors K.D.G’s financial management team take the responsibility of sending the receipts and vouchers directly to the concerned account of donating agencies.

Q: Did K.D.G ever has any financial mismanagement records in implementing local community projects?

A: K.D.G has its own financial policy and uphold the policy with utmost care and hence hasn’t ever been experience any financial mismanagement since its founding year, as well as did not every receive any complain from the donors and partners.

Q: Does the local authorities [Kachin Indpendence Organization (KIO)] allow K.D.G to work freely in its control areas?

A: So far K.D.G hasn’t receive any warning, restriction, and complain from the local authorities.

Q: K.D.G is a development organization. Why then K.D.G engage on humanitarian relief work?

A: While implementing its development projects, K.D.G is also engaging on relief work on the other based on the needs of the local situation where we merely see any other humanitarian organization in the locality.

Q: Is K.D.G motivated by political influence of the local political situation?

A: More than half century long civil war in the country resulted untold miseries and losses to the local population in the country- particularly in Kachin state and northern Shan state-drives Kachin youth leaders to formed K.D.G to work for war-torn communities for their welfare and sustainable development.