In our series „Living Sponsorships“ we report today about a young woman, who is supported since 7 years by Brigitte Falkenstein und her colleague Nathalie Brennecke. Like many children from the ethnic minorities Nann Htar Kyi came as 12 years old girl to Phaung Daw Oo School Mandalay where she lives until now. After 9th Standard, which is one year prior to the final exam, she should skip school and return back home to help her family with farm work …
Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Dies ist eine (etwas nostalgische) Botschaft aus der verlorenen Normalität. Familie Wolf aus Graz hat uns einen aktuellen Bericht von ihrem letzten Besuch in Mingun geschickt. Na ja, so ganz aktuell ist er nicht mehr. Aber an Authenzität hat er nichts eingebüßt. Nur sind Besuchssituationen wie sie …
  Only a few days after the start of the fundraising campaign, enough money had already been received to make a first transfer to Myanmar. Immediately rice, eggs, oil and salt were bought and distributed. Win Aung sent us a series of photos and a report. Both can be found below. Of course the fundraising campaign continues. At the end of this article you will find the “donation button”. Many thanks in advance. 18. April 2020 kb Win Aung wrote: …
Information About the Impact of COVID-19 on the Families of our Godchildren For a long time no COVID-19 cases were reported from Myanmar. But meanwhile COVID-19 has reached the country also officially. The government had started already several weeks back with precautionary measures. All universities and education institutes were closed. Schools were not directly impacted since anyhow the 3-months holidays have started beginning of March. All official Thingyan events were cancelled. Cinemas and theatres are closed since few weeks, as …
Brigitte Falkenstein is “our specialist for the care of the godchildren”. At the beginning of February she travelled to Myanmar in this capacity. Here a short report. KB Beginning of February I spent one week in our office in Myanmar. Together with our staff in Mandalay and Mingun we exchanged ideas how to improve the administration of godchildren. But we also discussed what can be done to intensify the contact between godchildren and godparents in both directions. In Mingun Kyaw …
Also this year many of our godchildren in Mandalay and Mingun have written Christmas letters for their godparents. Since the younger children often do not know what they can write, our staff helped them with ideas. The result is a big pack of letters, which is now brought to Germany. We try our best to dispatch all letters prior to the holidays, so that the Christmas greeting of the children arrive at the godparents in time. 2019-12-01  Brigitte Falkenstein
Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Mitglieder des Fördervereins reisen Anfang November nach Mandalay. Wenn Sie Briefe ( bitte nur Briefe, keine Päckchen ! ) für Ihre Patenkinder mitgeben wollen, so schicken sie diese bis zum 28. Oktober 2019 an das Büro des Fördervereins. Förderverein Myanmar e.V Europa Allee 22 66113 Saarbrücken
Förderverein regularely organizes health checks for all godchildren, which is free of charge. Also this time the examination was done by Dr Thin Shein, who is a doctor at the school clinic of Phaung Daw Oo school (PDO). For the godchildren in Mandalay the health check took place in the premises of the school clinic. For the health check of the godchildren in Mingun Dr Thin Shein has travelled with some helpers thereto. The examination took place in the Garden …
Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Mitglieder des Fördervereins reisen Anfang Juli nach Mandalay. Wenn Sie Briefe ( bitte nur Briefe, keine Päckchen ! ) für Ihre Patenkinder mitgeben wollen, so schicken sie diese bis zum 23. Juli 2019 an das Büro des Fördervereins. Förderverein Myanmar e.V Europa Allee 22 66113 Saarbrücken
Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Wir haben schon eine ganze Reihe Beiträge zu dem Thema “lebendige Patenschaften” auf unserer Web-Seite veröffentlicht. Aber dieser Beitrag von Dr. Heinz-Dieter Gerlach und Monika Gerlach zeigt, welch positive Beben sich auf der nach oben offenen Skala des persönlichen Engagements ereignen können. Dieses Engagement geht weit über …