THE World Food Programme (WFP) donated food rations consisting of rice, cooking oil, salt and beans to Thabarwa Centre located in Phayar Gone Village of Thanlyin Township, Yangon Region on 20 November.
Thabarwa Centre Patron Sayadaw Uttamasara, Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein and party and the officials of WFP attended the donation ceremony.
Then, the Chief Minister donated the offertories of WFP to the Sayadaw while another four kinds of food aids (rice, cooking oil, salt, bean) to the elderly people at the centre.
The Chief Minister and Secretary U Win Myint of Centre presented a certificate of honour to a representative of WFP.
The Thabarwa Centre is not only a place for meditation and it also cares for abandoned elderly, physically and mentally disabled and older people.
The WFP donated K44,845,000 worth of food rations for a total of 4,300 persons including monks, nuns, Yawgis (meditaters) and the people with disabilities residing at the centre.
San Kyaw Oo (IPRD)
PHOTO: SAN KYAW OO (IPRD)
(Translated by Khine Thazin Han)