Category: Experience

Contemporary Experience of current situation in Burma and Burmese

Good Deeds for the people by the people of the people – FFSS (Yangon) activities

Kyaw Thu

16 December, 2010

 

1.     Free Funeral Service Society ( Yangon), which has been offering free funeral services and free medical care at Thukha Kuthophit clinic for people in need, donated a wagon ( to be used as hearse) to free funeral service society of Minhla town. In Minhla town, as local tradition, when someone passes away, the carcass is usually laid in front of its own house. The donated wagon will facilitate the transport of carcass to the respective funeral sites by pulling it with a vehicle or by manpower on the day of burial or cremation. It costs approximately 180,000 Kyats. It is the donation made with public contributions via FFSS (Yangon).

Some good deeds performed by the Free Funeral Services Society (Yangon) (FFSS)

Kyaw Thu, 9 October 2010

The Grim Reaper knows no laws

Ms. Than Myint Aung, secretary of Free Funeral Services Society (Yangon), and the staff members helped transport the bodies of Daw Ohn Yee (age 67) and her son U Khin Oo (age 48) from South Dagon township, Yangon for cremation at Kyi-Su cemetery at 9:30 am, 7th October 2010 on Thursday.