Mary. K. Yap foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to bettering the lives of orphaned children. Mary K. Yap foundation and family members, San Francisco Bay area donors held fund-raising activities once a year since 2001 in Daly City of the United States of America with the intention of helping the orphanages of different states and divisions in Myanmar. This fund-raising activity has two kinds of programs. One is Myanmar food sale and another program is music and entertainment program. Everyone can donate 5$ for each item of Burmese traditional food and they can enjoy various kinds of music and performances by Amateur singers.
The Second fund-raising activity is held in July 27, 2002 especially for making donation all that funds to Bishop’s House in Pharaphyu, Taunggyi, Shan State. In Jan 17, 2003, Rev. Matthias U Shwe was received the donation of 5,500$ USD from Daw Mary behalf of Mary K. Yap foundation by the Second activity, July 27, 2002. And the Rev. Matthias U Shwe asserted in his acknowledgement, it will support for the upkeep of the home and for the needs of the handicapped children who number over 100, especially food, clothing, medicines and it will support as attendance allowance, for the epileptic patients. And he expressed their heartfelt thanks for these humanitarian aid and significant donations. Our ultimate aim of the foundation is to provide orphans of all ages in Myanmar with shelter, food, healthcare and basic education. And we consistently perform in future that to transform the lives of Myanmar orphans to become independent and productive members in their communities.