International Volunteers Day: SSBM and MIB Join Hands for Flood Relief in Myanmar

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In the spirit of the season of giving and in commemoration of International Volunteers Day, the Swiss School of Business and Management (SSBM) stepped forward to alleviate the hardships faced by flood-affected communities in Myanmar. The month of October witnessed heavy rainfall, resulting in extensive flooding in southern Myanmar. Responding to the urgent needs of the affected population, SSBM, in collaboration with the Myanmar Institute of Business (MIB), orchestrated a remarkable donation.

SSBM students in Myanmar in organization of Myanmar Institute of Business, took part in distributing essential supplies to those grappling with the aftermath of the floods.

The generous donation from SSBM encompassed a variety of crucial items, aiming to address the diverse needs of the affected households. Among the key contributions were:

  1. Paw San Mhwe Rice for 300 Households: This contribution is poised to support families as they rebuild their lives and communities.
  2. Treated Burmese Milk and Chicken Noodle for 1,000 People: Understanding the nutritional requirements, especially for vulnerable groups such as children and the elderly, SSBM distributed treated Burmese milk and chicken noodle to 1,000 individuals. This effort seeks to nourish and bring comfort to those who have been adversely affected by the floods.
  3. Financial Donation to Monastery: SSBM extended its aid to local monasteries, recognizing their pivotal role in providing community support.
  4. Nursing Home Assistance: Acknowledging the needs of the elderly, SSBM directed support to nursing homes in the affected regions.

SSBM Students and MIB Volunteers in Action: The Heartwarming Days of Distribution

The students and volunteers involved in the distribution expressed their commitment to the principles of International Volunteers Day, emphasizing the importance of global solidarity and cooperation in times of crisis.

As we approach the holiday season, the gesture by SSBM serves as a reminder that acts of kindness and generosity can transcend borders, bringing hope and support to those in need.