This experience introduces students and members of the SUNY alumni community to a unique cultural and hands-on experience in Yangon, Myanmar. In this 17-day program involving collaborative work alongside influential people, your service learning assignments could potentially lead to policy that makes a difference at the national or regional levels.
Free Funeral Services Society (FFSS)
What started as a non-profit organization that provided free funeral services, the F.F.S.S. has grown to offer free healthcare, free ambulatory service, organic food farming, and free education. The F.F.S.S. was founded by Burmese film director Kyaw Thu, who was awarded Asia's version of the Nobel Peace Prize for his work supporting the poor. Founded in 2001, the F.F.S.S. is headed by many prominent people in the entertainment industry.
University of Yangon
Dha Maw Da Monastery School (for students grades 1-8)
Overall estimate of approximately $5,200 is all-inclusive:
Travel: June 29 - July 17, 2019
Application Deadline: February 8, 2019
Complete the online Myanmar application through the International Exchange office.
Follow Myanmar participants as they experience life abroad.
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