U Tin Maung Nyunt and Steeve Kay

U Tin Maung Nyunt

  • Saya U Tin Maung Nyunt (M60) and I used to exchange books (dhamma and general).
  • Saya also told me to keep the ones that I want.
  • Saya bought books.
  • He received some books when his dhamma friend Saya U Soe Kaw (Mining) passed away.
  • He received some books when a Myanmar monastery undergoing renovation gave away the old stuff.
  • Saya books by Ludu Dawlove Ah Mar, Theikpan Maung Wa, Tha Ka Doe, and Kyemon U Thaung (to name a few).

Book by Ludu Daw Ah Mar

  • Daw Ah Mar (Amar) took part in the 1936 RU Student Strike.
  • Spouse : Ludu U Hla (distinguished writer and journalist)
  • Many journalists and writers worked at Ludu Newspaper founded by U Hla and Daw Amar (Ah Mar).
  • Saya U Tin Maung Nyunt gave me the book written by Ludu Daw Ah Mar about notable people from Mandalay.
  • Daw Oo Zun (founder of the first Lu Oh Yone) and Kyar Ba Nyein (Boxing and Checkers) are some of the Mandalay Thu and Mandalay Thar featured in the book.
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Book by Theikpan Maung Wa

  • ICS U Sein Tin (Theikpan Maung Wa) was an early student who took Burmese Honors.
  • He co-founded “Khit San Sar Pay” with U Thein Han (Zawgyi) and U Wun (Minthuwun).
  • He wrote a journal during his study at Oxford University and published a book.
  • He wrote semi-autobiographical accounts featuring the characters Maung Lu Aye and Maung Lu Hmwe.
  • His collection of “Wut Htu Saung Par” was prescribed as a Burmese text for high school.
  • Saya U Tin Maung Nyunt gave me the book written a book by Theikpan Maung Wa about pets.
  • Theikpan Maung Wa succumbed as a victim of a robbery (gone wrong).
Theikpan Maung Wa

Steeve Kay

Six Steps to a Dream

  • U Thaung Sein (Steeve Kay) graduated among the Top of the Electrical Communications (EC) from Rangoon Institute of Technology in 1970.
  • He completed his MSEE from Stanford University.
  • He had a successful first career as an IC Designer.
  • He received an MBA from Pepperdine University.
  • Per request from his younger sister, he joined two siblings to found QTC, which became a multi-million enterprise.
  • Dr. Kay (his younger sister) has several patents related to “Disability Claims”.
  • The book “Six Steps to a Dream” was published on the 25th Anniversary of the founding of QTC.
  • The siblings are philanthropists.
  • Steeve founded KFF (Kay Family Foundation).
  • His sister founded B K Kee Foundation.
  • Steeve Kay never forgot his roots, his alma mater and his mentors.
  • He and his foundation donated $200,000+ for RIT-related activities.
  • He is a Multiple Golden Sponsor of SPZPs starting with SPZP-2000.
  • He established the “Steeve and Helen Kay Health Care Fund for RIT Sayas and Sayamas”.
    The balance of the fund was transferred to Swel Daw Yeik Foundation.
  • He and his foundation matched $30,000 for the “RIT Alumni Gathering in Los Angeles in 2015“.

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