Advocates for Zomi Refugees

Program Overview

The organization, Zomi Innkuan USA (ZIUSA) has set up a Refugee Program to help Zomi Refugees in Malaysia, India, and Thailand. The program is self-funded by Zomi individual that supports the effective resettlement of Zomi refugees in their safe places in the world and ensures their basic needs are met so they can live in dignity and achieve their higher potential. The goal of the Refugee Program is to ensure that every Zomi Refugee, who have been persecuted on the basis of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group, will receive proper treatment and protection under the Refugees’ rights, and to work together to uphold humanitarian response to refugee through the U.S. Resettlement Program.

Our Vision

Zomi Refugee Program is a leading network for the enhancement of cultural and community development in the Zomi refugee community to have the opportunity to integrate into the larger American society by interacting and sharing their unique cultures and skills.

Our Mission

Zomi Refugee Program carries out the aims and objectives of the Zomi Innkuan USA (ZIUSA) to serve and advocate for the Zomi Refugees around the world. It offers services targeting gaps within the refugee community by ensuring the continuation of services in their efforts towards self-sufficiency and integration such as social level assistance, skills development (English language education for adults) health promotion and cultural orientation, youth mentoring, and case management.

Leadership Team

Our leadership team is comprised of dedicated, focused, and experienced members to voluntarily work on the goal of the program.

Tual Khan Suan, Program Director

Tual Khan Suan

Program Director

Hau Do Ciin

Finance & Financing Manager

Dim Sian Ngai

Office Management Manager

Thang Khawm Pau

Resource Development Team

Team Member

Hau Suan Khai

Resource Development Team

Elis Do Lian Zam

Office Management Team

Team Member

Lian Zo Tung

Finances & Financing Team

Kham Sian Sang

Resource Development Team

Francis Kham

Francis Kham

Advocacy & Communication Manager

J. Mark Brinkmoelle


Kat Kelley