The Inle Trust October 2017 Newsletter

I have just returned from the monastery at Inle Lake and happy to report on the ongoing projects as follows: The Inle Trust Opera with Joseph Calleja & Guests Thank you for your support for a most successful fundraiser of the Joseph Calleja Opera at the V & A in June 2017. So much more progress is being made at the Phaya Taung monastery school & orphanage as a result of the funds raised and the contacts made from the event.  Healthcare Training Centre Good bye to the Nurse -aid class of 2017…………confident & smiling and so hopeful of their future. We wish them every success. Ko Yin Mineral Water  “The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows”  Buddha I am pleased to report that Ko Yin Mineral Water has received approval from the Deapartment of Foods & Drug Administration, Myanmar reg. no. Sa1/171018/Hta La. This means that we are able to sell the water throughout Myanmar. We have further improved the quality & shelf life of the water by introducing an additional process of Ozone treatment. We have also rebranded the product with a new style bottle and label. Please enjoy drinking Ko Yin mineral Water with the knowledge that One Bottle sold feeds one child one meal New Project- School House & Teacher’s Training Centre  We are excited to start a most amazing new educational project. There are many reasons why the children’s school pass rate at the monastery and in the Inle Lake area is grossly below the average. The main reason is that most senior school exam... read more
The Monastery Teaching Centre Project

The Monastery Teaching Centre Project

New Project- School House & Teachers Training School (Teaching Centre) There is an immediate need for a school building at the Phaya Taung Monastery to facilitate teaching for Grade 10 students who have failed in the final stages of schooling in the State system and have no means of finishing their education. This will deny them a future. There are many reasons why these children (annually about 300 in that area) fail: poverty, lack of facilities, ineffective English training, inadequate teaching methods etc. As is normal the monastery will pick up the pieces and try and help these children cross the line. READ... read more

Memories of the V&A

read more

The Inle Trust – Joseph Calleja Opera: Press release, March 2017

One of ‘today’s finest lyric tenors,’ Joseph Calleja will be performing for one night only at the V&A Museum along with ‘the people’s soprano,’ Rebecca Newman. The programme will include a mix of mix of opera classics and legendary tunes, amongst them Signore Ascolta, La Vie en Rose and O Sole Mio. This live concert event will take place on Tuesday 13th June 2017. The event will be focused on raising funds for the Inle Trust Charity www.inletrust.org.uk to allow the continuation of the monastery orphanage & school work currently going on in Lake Inle, Burma.

read more

Latest News from the Monastery – June 2016

Phongyi, the monk in charge, gave a very passionate speech to the children & village elders at the inauguration of the Healthcare Assistant training centre at the monastery.
“It was only some 5 years ago that feeding the 500 or so children was a day to day struggle. Every day I sat in meditation and prayed that someone of like mind would come from the outside into this remoteness and lend a helping hand.
2

read more
An evening of Opera with Joseph Calleja

An evening of Opera with Joseph Calleja

One of ‘today’s finest lyric tenors,’ Joseph Calleja will be performing for one night only at the V&A Museum along with ‘the people’s soprano,’ Rebecca Newman. The programme will include a mix of mix of opera classics and legendary tunes, amongst them Signore Ascolta, La Vie en Rose and O Sole Mio. This live concert event will take place on Tuesday 13th June 2017. The event will be focused on raising funds for the Inle Trust Charity www.inletrust.org.uk to allow the continuation of the monastery orphanage & school work currently going on in Lake Inle, Burma.

read more

Two new projects for the school

We are currently working on two other initiatives for the school. The first is to introduce computers and to train the children in skills that will help them have more opportunities in the future. As you can see from the photos, we have already made a good start. The second initiative is to populate the school library with reference books for the children to use.   The children have a real thirst for knowledge and really appreciate books to help them learn. Both initiatives require  much more support if they are to achieve their full potential.  Are you able to... read more

If you would like to receive regular updates from us

please click here