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Steeve and Helen Kay Health Care Fund

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Steeve Kay
  • U Thaung Sein (Steeve Kay, EC70) pledged and/or donated US$50,0000 and established the “Steeve and Helen Kay Health Care Fund for RIT Sayas”.
  • The implementation was supported by a committee of sayas and selected alumni (including U Win Khaing).
  • In addition to support for “Nar Ye” and sayas needing serious medical treatment, the program was extended to cover medical checkup.
  • The balance of the fund was transferred to Swel Daw Yeik Foundation.

U Khin Maung Tun

  • U Khin Maung Tun (T78) and family established a Health Care Fund to provide Vision Care for eligible sayas.
  • The balance of the fund was transferred to Swel Daw Yeik Foundation.

Swel Daw Yeik Foundation (SDYF)

Brief History

  • The idea of SDYF was discussed before, during and after SPZP-2012.
  • Saya U Moe Aung (Tekkatho Moe War), who proposed the idea, is a Patron of SDYF.
  • U Khin Maung Tun (T78) pledged and/or donated K1500 Lakhs to SDYF and related causes. He served as President and hosted monthly meetings with sumptuous lunch.
  • There are several objectives. They include helping engineering sayas and students — past, present and future, establishing “Saya Geha”, provide financial assistance for SPZPs and related Projects (e.g. YTU Library Modernization Project).
  • SDYF has provided financial support for eligible sayas.
  • It had continued and enhanced the programs that were implemented by the “Steeve and Helen Kay Health Care Fund” and “U Khin Maung Tun’s family Health Care Fund”.
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Eligibility rules and the financial support

  • May change over the years.
  • Eligible sayas who are hospitalized are provide K4 lakhs.
  • Eligible sayas who need to visit medical clinics frequently are considered on a case-by-case basis for financial assistance.
  • Eligible sayas are provided Annual Medical Checkup. The facilitators include May Nge and group.
  • Eligible sayas are provided Vision Checkup and followup treatment (e.g. cataract operation).
  • Sayas who require medical treatment and long term care are considered on a case-by-case basis for financial assistance.
    Saya U Kyaw Sein (M65) and Saya U Ohn Maung (ChE68) were voted at the SDYF meetings for annual financial assistance.

Sample Recipient

  • Saya U Ohn Maung (SPHS62, ChE68) requires medical treatment and long term care.
  • Swel Daw Yeik Foundation (SDYF) decided in a meeting to provide annual financial assistance of K4 Lakhs to Saya U Ohn Maung.
  • The facilitators include U Wynn Htain Oo (M72), Saya U Soe Myint (Min83) and U Khin Maung Htwe (who also donated K20,000).
  • The total K420,000 was given to Sayagadaw Daw Wai Mon Ohn Maung on 16th October, 2018.
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Miscellaneous

There are several other Health Care Funds.

Examples :

  • 69er Health Care Fund
  • EE69er Health Care Fund
  • Health Care Fund of the Combined 1st BE Intake of 64 and 65
  • M72
  • 83 Intake

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