Founder and Director: The Sitagu Sayadaw, Venerable Dr. Ashin Nyanissara, D.Litt.
The Venerable Sitagu Sayadaw is the founder of four major humanitarian and spiritual education projects.
1. The Sagaing Hills Water Supply Project, Myanmar
The very first major humanitarian project by the Sitagu Sayadaw: fresh water pumped up from the Irrawaddy River was treated, purified and distributed all over the Sagaing Hills as well as to Sagaing City.
2. The 20 Sitagu Ayudana and Cakkhudana Hospitals now established in all 14 administrative States and Divisions of Myanmar
3. The 3 Sitagu International Buddhist Academies of Sagaing, Mandalay and Yangon
4. The Sitagu Buddha Vihara and Pagoda, Austin Texas, USA