Burmese Monks & Followers helped Orphans from Nargis Cyclone in the Delta Area as 2nd trip of Child Aid Foundation activity

 

From Child Aid Foundation – 2nd Charity Event in

Nargis Delta – Oct 2008

Burmese Monks & Followers helped Orphans from Nargis Cyclone in the Delta Area as 2nd trip of Child Aid Foundation activity

MoeMaKa Reporter 002

October 8, 2008

          With the donation and charity raised from both inside and outside of Burmese community, Child Aid Foundation run by Burmese monks and Burmese Buddhists had made 2nd trip to the Delta area to offer some relief for orphans after the Nargis cyclone.

          Previously with 200 children listed under the care of the Foundation, it was now learnt that more 50 or so children were added. With the help and assistance of local Burmese monasteries, Burmese monks and local community, together with the charity raised from Burmese from various places, this relief work became possible collectively.

Burmese in San Francisco bay area to hold Burmese literary talk

Burmese in San Francisco bay area to hold Burmese literary talk

MoeMaKa Reporter 002

October 1, 2008

Burmese community in the San Francisco bay area were planning to hold Burmese literary talk for the ninth annual time in this coming November 8th.

Since 8 years ago in the bay area, Burmese community with the objectives of maintaining and spreading of Burmese literature among the Burmese immigrants and also with the aim to raise the awareness and value of being Burmese among multi-cultural community in the US, will be inviting 5 Burmese writers staying in US for this coming 9th annual event.

Five of them were as listed as follows; Maung Swan Yi, poet in exile, Director U Win Pe, film director and artist in exile, Mar Mar Aye, Burmese classic song singer and artist in exile, Nyan Oo Maung, Burmese monks and writer and lastly Aung Way, poet in exile who recently fled after 2007 Burma Saffron Revolution.