Mg( ) is a 4-year-old boy with a cleft lip and his parents are living in Phaung Yoe Chaung Village, Kyaiklat Township located in Ayeyarwady Region. They make a living by gardening. At the time of his birth, the parents were distressed because he was born with a cleft lip. Although his parents wanted to perform surgery for his son, they thought that it would be impossible to perform because of his young age. However,they got a chance to contact KT Care Foundation through Nhaung Kyo Mae organization in Maubin. He then underwent surgery at Pinlon Hospital in Yangon with the support of the KT Care Foundation. As a result of the treatment, Mg( )’s condition has improved much, so his parents are delighted and thankful to KT Care.
Another scholar of KT Care Foundation is Nway Nway Naing who was born is Nga Pu Taw township. She is currently in the second year of Myanmar study in University of Pathein. Her family depends on the income of her father although they have three children who are in school. That’s why it was difficult for her to continue her studies after matriculation exam. She said ‘she even felt depressed because she thought she won’t be able to attend university’. When she heard about KT Care Foundation’s scholarship program, she was happy just by thinking that she could have a chance to go to university with the support of KT Care. As one of KT Care’s missions is supporting underprivileged youths to realize their dreams, she was selected to be one of the awardees of the scholarship program . With the support of KT Care, she does not need to worry about paying fees for her accommodation, food and school materials anymore. She added,”I am willing to contribute to KT Care in the future in any way I can”.
On November 8, KT Care Foundation organized a networking event with scholarship students from KT Care in Pathein. The event was held with three major objectives. These objectives include improving engagement between KT Care and scholars, sharing them about the current activities of KT Care Foundation and how they can contribute to KT Care Foundation in the future, and how KT Care can support them to realize their dreams.
KT Care’s deputy director opened the event by giving a brief introduction about the history and current programs of KT Care. Consequently, each staff from KT Care explained their responsible programs and activities. Scholars were eager to listen to the story of KT Care and many questions were raised from the students.
During the event, scholars were divided into three groups and assigned to discuss about what they got from the event, how they are going to use the knowledge they got from the event and their feedback to KT Care Foundation. One representative from each group gave a short presentation after the discussion. It was insightful to get the ideas and feedback from the scholars.
On behalf of KT Care Foundation, project officer Naw Ei Ei Chaw provided refresher training in Takashima Factory, on 22nd October 2019 . The purpose of this training is to recap the topics discussed in previous trainings and to examine the understanding of peer educators from the factory. Important topics such as causes and preventative ways of Reproductive Cancer, Waterborne Disease, Malaria and Dengue Fever were discussed in this training. It was great to see participants taking part in discussion energetically and enthusiastically.
KT Care Foundation plans to support young people who are working or looking for work in Yangon to attend vocational schools. Therefore, if there are interested youths or young people, you can submit the application form to firstname.lastname@example.org by describing the name, cost and duration of the school you would like to attend. For more information, please contact us on 09894888497,09894888498 or email@example.com during office hours.
Link to the application >>>> http://bit.ly/VocationalTrainingScholarship
(Please read the attached information below before submitting the application)
Qualifications for the applicant
1. Must be at least 18 years old
2. The natives of Ayeyawady Region will be given priority.
3. There is no specific education requirements
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How to apply?
– You can access the application link by downloading through the given link or using the attached application in the Facebook Post.
2. Where to return?
– KT Care Foundation Email Address – firstname.lastname@example.org
– If you are not familiar with email, you can send the application form to KT Care Foundation Facebook Page – Messenger.
3. What is a Vocational Training?
Training Examples: Car Wash, Mechanical training, Phone repair training,Sewing course, Agricultural training,In-house training, Bakery training, Chef training, Carpentry, Hotel Service Training
(You can also apply for other vocational courses in addition to the courses mentioned above)
3. How will you support the training?
– The applicants may attend in any area or in any part of the country. Only the training fees set by the KT Care Foundation will be provided.
4. KT Care Foundation address and phone number?
– No. A4 / 5, Anawratha Housing Pyay Road Kamayut Township Yangon Phone: 09894888497,09894888498
5. What should I give back to KT Care Foundation after completing the training?
– Certificate for successful completion of the training
6 When will KT Care announce the results of the chosen applicants?
– Chosen applicants will be notified within three weeks.
7. What should I do if I have not completed the training for various reasons?
– You must fully refund the training fees provided by KT Care.
The charity program’s recipient; (xxx) is a 3 years old living at Sittwe refugee camp with his parents. His home was destroyed in a fire which broke out in his neighborhood. While playing in his current home; Sittwe refugee camp, he drops a tiny battery pack into the mouth accidentally. His parents took him to Sittwe Hospital to treat his condition immediately. However, there is not enough medicine there so he was transferred to Yangon General Hospital. Upon receiving contact from (xxx)’s parents to provide financial support to treat his condition, KT Care Foundation has provided funding for medical fees.
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