Sister Regina Htoo Htoo was elected as the new province leader of the East Asia Province at the Province Chapter held 23 April – 10 May 2014.
Regina made her perpetual profession on 21st February 1999. She is a Myanmar citizen, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Diploma in Religious Formation. Regina is a graduate of the Myanmar Institute of Formation for Formators (MIFF) and has been working as a counsellor, spiritual director and teacher, giving courses on Human Development.
Her ministry experiences include: pastoral ministry, residential care of single mothers and their children, Caritas Social Services programs and networking with NGOs for community development, HIV/AIDS prevention programs, Child Development and Empowerment programs, and Vocational training for women and girls in crisis situations.
Previously, Regina served as local community leader and sector councillor in Myanmar, a sector of the Province of East Asia.
Sister Regina began her six year term on 27th June 2014.
On 3 February 2018 in Yangon, Sisters Benedicta Philip, Maria Goretti Lwin, Regina Htoo Htoo and Agnes Pai Tu celebrated 25 years of Good Shepherd commitment
Mission Partners of the Good Shepherd Learning Centre, in Phuket Thailand use the UN Campaign to raise awareness of violence against women and children
This network of Religious Congregations against trafficking in persons held its annual conference in Hua Hin, Thailand from 13 - 15 November 2017
Good Shepherd services in Myanmar work in partnership with government and other non-government organizations towards the elimination of human trafficking
Warm welcome was extended to international visitors during a series of meetings and sessions held in Myanmar and Thailand from 31 July to 25 August 2017
This dynamic and inspiring website shows 5 major project areas in Nongkhai, northeastern Thailand, highlighting Good Shepherd presence in 179 villages.
The 9 Province Leaders of Asia Pacific held their annual meeting from 25-26 August 2017, in Jakarta Indonesia
All 27 sisters from three communities attended their Sector Assembly, held from 29 April to 1 May 2017 at the Novitiate house in Vinh Long
16 participants from many provinces of Asia Pacific responded to the call to learn the skills of facilitation at a workshop held in Ipoh, Malaysia from 31 March to 8 April
The Garden of Friendship has flourished from former rice fields to a thriving and multi-faceted support service for people in need of health care. Now it has a fine new facility
Raising awareness and empowerment of vulnerable groups to ensure Safe Migration and to combat Trafficking in Persons
In Ho Chi Minh City, the Sisters conduct a school for children who live with daunting and complex challenges. The resilience of the children is amazing
In 1866 St Mary Euphrasia sent sisters to Myanmar to begin a Good Shepherd foundation. A year of preparation culminates in celebrations to mark this happy occasion
A former Good Shepherd lay Mission Partner from Sydney tells the story of her family holiday in Thailand. She meets up with Sister Lakana and is inspired by this project in Phuket
Historic first Formation and Partnership Session in Asia Pacific creates a distinct shift in the understanding of Partnership for Mission
Comprehensive overview from the GSAPP team - how Good Shepherd Partnership for Mission is developing in this region
This Good Shepherd Center raises awareness and empowers vulnerable groups to ensure Safe Migration and to combat Trafficking in Persons
The sisters in Yangon offer nursery care for the many 'at risk' small children near their convent
In Myanmar, Sister Jane Nway Nway Ei coordinates project addressing Unsafe Migration and Trafficking of Persons
From 7-11 November 2014, 18 Mission Partners from Singapore-Malaysia visited Myanmar - a Good Shepherd Beyond Borders experience
The Good Shepherd community in Bangkok responds to an invitation from UNHCR to provide a Language School for the children of refugees and asylum seekers
In Bangkok, the Sisters engage with local schools, the private sector and local NGOs to protect migrant children from neglect, abuse and exploitation
In Chiengmai Thailand, sisters and lay Mission Partners conduct the Wildflower Home, a shelter offering education, health and other services to young women
The Sisters are establishing a fruit and vegetable orchard to educate young people in ecology, to teach them agricultural skills and life skills
Children aged from 3 - 14 are offered extensive and holistic programmes. These include education, health, life skills, counselling, even a Credit Union.