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NEWS & EVENTS

Myanmar Leadership Institute (MLI), Kamayut Township Yangon
NEWSLETTER - JUNE'20


Welcoming Sr Elizabeth Lian, our Librarian

MLI is profusely happy to welcome Sr Elizabeth Cing Man Lian MSP on board on apart time basis librarian for MLI Library. Sr Elizabeth Lian MSP is our own alumna who took great interest inand efforts to develop MLI library systematically, according to the library management system. She has classified and catalogued all our books and journals and she is now busy with digitalizing the catalogue. Welcome dear Sr Lian to MLI community!


Workshops for the Salesian Sisters

Fr M S Jacob conducted a four-day workshop for Salesian sisters in and around Yangon from 11 - 14 June 2020. The topic was on education and teaching life skills for poor and drop out students; nine sisters participated and benefitted from it. In the near future, he will also conduct a similar workshop; first, it will be in Anisakan from 6-10 July for the rest of the Salesian sisters in Myanmar and another workshop will be in September for all Salesian lay collaborators.


Introducing Aunty Gloria, our Cook.

Mrs. Gloria Daw Aye (Aunty Gloria) is a widow with two children and a grandson. Her husband passed away several years ago from heart failure. Born and raised in Yangon, she developed her passion for cooking from her dear mother. Aunty Gloria recalled her mother’s unique cooking method! In order to encourage her to be a creative cook, some dishes had to be produced and put on table, otherwise her mother did not allow her to have dinner! As soon as she got married, she worked in a factory in Star City-Thanlyin; she then worked with the PIME fathers for a few years before working at MLI. Aunty Gloria has been working with us for six months and diligently prepares lunch for the staff as well as keeping the MLI environment clean. What she likes best about working at MLI, is the opportunity to use and develop her culinary skills to nourish others. She feels quite comfortable and her happiest time is when people enjoy her cooking. Being asked abouther cooking philosophy, she emphasized the importance of having interest and passion in what we are doing. Without it, there will be a lack of motivation and happiness. Living not far from her only sister, Daw Helen in Myenigone gives her astrong family bond. The Covid-19 measures have prevented her from meeting her son and daughter regularly. However, her devotional practice to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Infant Jesus of Pragueunites them spiritually and has become her strength during the pandemic. Thank you for being with us, Aunty Gloria.

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