|Organization Name||Myanmar Consumers Union|
|Contact person||Dr. Mo Mo Tint ( Joint Secretary-1)|
|Contact Address||No.103/1, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, Shwe Taung Gyar (1) Ward, Bahann Township, Yangon.|
|Contact Phone||+95 9 421012628|
|Registration status||Registered / မွတ္ပံုတင္ၿပီး|
|Function of Organization||Program & Project Implementer (အစီအစဥ္/စီမံကိန္း ေဆာင္ရြက္သူ)|
|Type of Organization||Local NGO|
|Sectors||Capacity building (စြမ္းေဆာင္ရည္ ျမွင့္တင္ျခင္း), Child protection (ကေလးသူငယ္ကာကြယ္ ေစာင့္ေရွာက္ျခင္း), Civic empowerment (နိုင္ငံသားမ်ား၏စြမ္းရည္ ျမွင့္တင္ျခင္း), Coordination/Networking (ညႈိနွုိင္း/ခ်ိတ္ဆက္ျခင္း), Environment (သဘာဝပတ္ဝန္းက်င္), Food security (စားနပ္ရိကၡာဖူလံုေရး), Health (က်န္းမာေရး), Human Rights (လူ ့အခြင့္အေရး), Media (မီဒီယာ), Nutrition (အစာအဟာရ), Peace (ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး), Resource Centre (အရင္းအျမစ္စင္တာ), Social and economic (လူမႈေရးနွင့္စီးပြားေရး), Women empowerment (အမိ်ဳးသမီး စြမ္းရည္ျမွင့္တင္ျခင္း), Youth empowerment (လူငယ္ထု စြမ္းရည္ျမွင့္တင္ျခင္း)|
|States or Regions||Ayeyarwady (ဧရာဝတီ), Chin (ခ်င္း), Mandalay (မႏၲေလး), Mon (မြန္), Nation Wide (တစ္နိုင္ငံလံုးအတိုင္းအတာ), Nay Pyi Daw (ေနျပည္ေတာ္), Northern Shan (ရွမ္းျပည္နယ္ေျမာက္ပိုင္း), Yangon (ရန္ကုန္)|
Due to poor quality products, unsafe food issues, and inferior services, there are deteriorating effects on consumers and the natural environment. There is indeed an urgent need for better and wider understanding of consumer education amongst general consumers, businesspersons and authorities. MCU, therefore, was formed on 18th November 2012 with 15 EC members from different professional backgrounds such as medical, legal, educational, agricultural, engineering, chemical, and economic and so on.
The Organizational Registration has been achieved from Ministry of Home Affairs on 29th June 2017 with Registration number (1/Local/0485). Myanmar Consumers Union has also become a member of Consumers International in April 2018.
Consumer’s Justice towards a better world.
MCU will be a highly respectable and reliable organization working for consumer rights locally, regionally and globally.
3 Main Principles
Not accept funding from commercial or trading companies
Activities of Myanmar Consumers Union
Conducting/sharing consumer education thro’ trainings, workshop, and soft and printed medias
Advocacy for consumer rights and protection
Receiving consumer complaints (Online consumer complaint system – via web or mobile apps)
Conducting survey/research on consumer affairs and
Produce consumer report and newsletter
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