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Updated on July 9, 2018 From Myanmar Business Today

Ooredoo’s Donation to Sitagu Cakkhudana Hospital to Help Communities Gain Access to Free Eye Care

Donating a total of MMK 10,000,000 from its innovative “The more you speak, the more Ooredoo will donateˮ CSR Program, Ooredoo Myanmar has allocated the amount for the construction of the patients waiting area building at the Sitagu Cakkhudana Hospital. The reason for this donation is, previously, there were about 1,500 patients came to this eye hospital to have eye exam or eye surgery and there was not a well-built waiting area for them.
        U Naw Maing Hla Kyi, General Administrator of Nyaunglebin Township gave appreciation speech, Dr. Myint Thein, the constituency of Nyagunlebin Township, Bago Region awarded honorary certificate for the donation and U Myint Thein, and Chairman of Execution Committee of Sitagu Cakkhudana Hospital gave thank you message to Ooredoo Myanmar for the donation to have the improvement of the hospital.
        Eye patients from Bago Region and surrounding towns no longer need to travel to receive the treatment at cities such as Yangon, Mandalay and Sagaing. This will save their time and money for travel and medical treatment.
        Mr. Vikram Sinha, Ooredoo Myanmar Chief Executive Officer, said, “This CSR initiatives to Sitgau Cakkhudana Hospital means much more to us at Ooredoo Myanmar because it validates that we are doing something positive to the people we serve. The eyes are the windows to the soul” is an expression that is often used to ... vision are important for language, and affects developmental learning, communicating, working, health and quality of life. It is very important to take care of our eyesight. This donation is actually made possible by the people of Bago Region and around themselves. We believe that we are able to help enrich the lives of people through our CSR initiatives and cutting edge technology.”
        According to the directive of Sitagu Sayadaw, head of the Sitagu International Buddhist Academy, Sitagu Cakkhudana Hospital was opened on Feb 2017 at Pyundaza Town, Nyaunglebin Township, Bago Region. This is led by Venerable Sayadaw Agga Maha Saddhamma Jotika Badanta Vizaya from Zabu Aye Inwine Monastery.
        Eye specialists from Sitagu Eye Hospital, Myanmar and foreign countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and French provide free eye care services to patients with eyes diseases and eye surgeries at Sitagu Eye Hospital. This is the way of making their work easier and make it more convenient for patients to get eye treatment.
        Yadana Mizzari Monastic Education Center and Mya Theingi Kyan Khin Monastic Education Center in Pyay are the recipients of the first MMK 20,000,000 donation each for school building construction in March 2018.
        “Ooredoo Myanmar will continue to look for opportunities to help enrich the lives of the Myanmar people. We are here as family; we are here to be of service,” Sinha concluded.

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