The Ministry of Social Welfare,
Relief and Resettlement delivered
solar panels and accessories to 15
households in Thayetoak Village
in Maungtaw Township yesterday,
bringing light to villagers
who are in need of power.
The supplies came after the
Union Minister for Social Welfare,
Relief and Resettlement Dr
Win Myat Aye’s visit to the area
on 6th and 7th January.
“We no longer need to be
worry about fire from candlelit
lights at night. Thanks to the supply,
children can study school lessons
at night under the light from
solar lamps,” said U Tun Win
Maung, head of the Thayetoak
Yesterday, the ministry also
delivered rice and peas to villages
affected by the violent attacks in
October and November.
The ministry delivered a total
of 1,845 bags of rice and 123 bags
of peas to 7,381 households with a
total population of 59,962 from 52
villages in Maungtaw Township
from 6th to 11th January.