The water belongs to the fish, the sky belongs to the birds and the mountains belong to the Akha.
Get to know about the Akha people of Northern Thailand. The 2 million Akha living in southeast Asia live simple lives in remote villages. Valuing family and their history, the Akha can recite their genealogy up to 70 generations. Akha culture and festivals center around rice, rice and the Akha are inseparable. The traditional religion of the Akha is animistic, but many Akha have become Christian.
Akha Outreach Foundation (Akha Outreach Services) operates under three ministry focuses.
A children's home: caring for orphaned and high-risk children;
A Bible school: training Akha leaders in the Akha language; A village ministry: meeting the physical and spiritual needs of those living in Akha villages.