Myanmar Generosity

Myanmar people are renowned for their generosity.

I know that I've never heard the word "donate" spoken so often and so regularly in any other country I have visited. Myanmar is a collectivist society and people tend to think of others before they think of themselves. Giving is an essential part of Myanmar traditional culture and this generosity has been central to Myanmar's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the article about how generosity has played a part in Myanmar's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and answer the following questions.

Complete the sentences with NO MORE than TWO WORDS from the reading.

  1. A recent study found that Myanmar ranked second in the world for the _________ of its people.

  2. The MOHS believes that government measures and public behaviour are responsible for a drop in _________.

  3. The goodwill and support of ___________ has also made a significant contribution to Myanmar’s fight against COVID-19.

  4. In her speech the State Counselor requested people to give to the country’s ________ to fight COVID-19.

  5. Goods, money and food were donated not only be Myanmar people residing in Myanmar but also from people living ________ .

Write COMPLETE SENTENCES to answer the following questions.

6. How did U Zaw Zaw support health workers?

7. How did KBZ Bank transport the personal protective equipment (PPE) from China?

8. Why is the government’s testing capacity not restricted to about 80 per day?

9. What did the government do to encourage people to stay at home?

10. What will begin again on May 18?

When you are ready, enter your answers in the sheet below.

Remember to check feedback on your incorrect answers - learn from your mistakes!!


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