Capital Diamond Star Foundation

The foundation serves the people of Myanmar in initiatives in the field of education, health, culture, agricultural development, rural and urban area development. The foundation also responds to calls for humanitarian assistance in Myanmar in times of natural disasters.

People’s Health Foundation

CDSG is a founding patron of the organization that provides primary health care access in under-developed areas of Myanmar.

 

CSR Activities

CDSG’s donation to COVID-19 Prevention, Control and Treatment Committees at Yangon and Mandalay Regions

In memory of the sixth anniversary of the passing of U Sein Myint, (U Sein Myint) + Aggamahasirisudhammasingi Daw San Kyu (Diamond Star Co.,Ltd and Rocket Wheat Flour Mill, President of Capital Diamond Star Foundation) offered a total 1,000 Lakhs Kyats valued donation conststing of 2,000 sets of 3M Brand PPE, 50 sets of 5-Liter Dual Output Oxygen Concentrator, Products of “Premier”, Products of “Happy”, Wah Lah instant noodles packs and (271) Lakhs Kyats intended for miscellaneous expenses of the Swab Teams, to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Prevention, Control and Treatment Committee of Yangon Regional Health Department on September 24, 2020, 4:00 PM. Head of Yangon Regional Health Department, Dr. Tun Myint accepted the donation, delivered the thank-you message and returned the “Letter of Appreciation” in honour of the donation. Similarly, as the offering for sixth anniversary of the passing of her husband, U Sein Myint, the donor, Aggamahasirisudhammasingi...

Aventine Limited (Armo) donates foot pedal operated hand washing basins to four hospitals in Yangon

Hand washing is the best practice to prevent COVID-19. Aventine Limited, the producer of Armo, a member of CDSG donates washing basins with the foot paddle to Waibargi Hospital, Central Women Hospital, Yangon Children Hospital and Workers' Hospital. We assume this donation will support frontline healthcare heroes, staff, patients and people to reduce risk from COVID-19.

Donation to low income households in South Okkalapa township in Yangon

Yangon, May 14, 2020 – Members of CDSG, Lluvia limited donate Premier White Malt, Premier Choco Malt, Happy Caramel, Happy biscuits and Wah Lah noodles donate the food products to low income households in South Okkalapa township in Yangon. The donation event was held at Saytanar Clinic which is funded by Capital Diamond Star Foundation, Quarter 4, South Okkalapa township. The low income household’s family members, received the products and expressed their gratitude for the donation. CDSG and subsidiaries’ colleagues actively participated in this donation event. Mr. Rajinder Grover, the CEO of FMCG said that “ During this COVID – 19 crisis time, I truly sympathize, people are facing with difficulties in various sector especially in daily essential foods. We understand foods is the major needs for people so we are donating our products today for low income households to support their daily essential foods.” CDSG support to various sectors...

Members of CDSG: Lluvia Limited and Sar Taw Kal Nissin donated the food products to YCDC cleaning staffs

Members of CDSG: Lluvia Limited (Premier Coffee, Happy Biscuits) and Sar Taw Kal Nissin (Wah Lah noodles) donated the food products to YCDC Cleaning staffs in Insein Township. Cleaning staffs are considered to be on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, as they are tirelessly to keep the surroundings clean during these difficult times is, of course, of utmost importance. CDSG appreciate for the hard work of YCDC cleaning staffs and undertake to accomplish the donation successfully. CDSG support to various sectors through its various business divisions during this unprecedented health crisis. We continue to support our community to prevent, detect, and respond to the pandemic.

JDS donates to Ministry of Health and Sports for COVID 19

COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented health challenge. JDS.Co.Ltd, division of Capital Diamond Star Group expresses solidarity to donate 50 million MMK to MOHS. We ensure our support to prevent, detect, and respond to the pandemic.

G&G and Lluvia, members of CDSG, contribute MMK 20 million worth of products for frontline healthcare

Yangon, April 9, 2020 – G&G -- Myanmar’s leading convenience store chain and Lluvia – owner of Premier Coffee, Wal Lah noodles and Diamond Star wheat flour -- contributed food and water products worth MMK 20 million to frontline healthcare staff who are leading the battle against COVID-19 virus at Waibargi hospital in Yangon and Mandalay. Additionally, our companies donate products to low income people in Hlaing Thar Yar township, Yangon. The donation event was held at Waibargi hospital and Dr. Aye Aye Aung, Head of Waibargi hospital, received the products and expressed thanks for the donation. Gabor Dolmanyos, CEO of CDSG Retail and Hiroyuki Arai, Managing Director of Wah Lah noodles, represented the G&G and Lluvia teams respectively. Donated products include G&G drinking water, Premier Creamy, Premier White, Premier White Malt, Premier Choco Malt, Happy Creamy, Happy Caramel Milk Coffee, Happy biscuits and Wah Lah instant noodles. Gabor Dolmanyos,...

JDS celebrated World Kidney Day

On 12th March 2020, our health care business, JDS celebrated World Kidney Day in Yangon and Mandalay. The campaign encouraged “Kidney Health for everyone everywhere from prevention to detection & equitable access to care.”  

CDSG and Premier was the official sponsor for Mandalay Music Festival

Capital Diamond Star Group (CDSG) and Premier coffee was the official sponsor for the Mandalay music fest "Ma Nyein Chan Loh Ma Phyit Bu". The music festival was held on Independence Day evening. It was an event to support national peace and prosperity for the country and ethnic groups from the Mandalay region participated in the event.  

CDSG sponsored Mandalay Mayor’s Mini Marathon 2020

Capital Diamond Star Group (CDSG) is proud to be the award sponsor for Mandalay Mayor’s Mini Marathon 2020. The Mandalay Mayor’s Mini Marathon 2020 was held on 4 January in Mandalay to mark Myanmar’s 72nd Independence Day by Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC). The contest included men’s and women’s open and amateur events. The marathon started at 6:30 am from the MCDC office, located at the corner of 26 and 71 streets. The participants pass through 26 street, 80 street, 12 street, 73 street, North Mandalay mountain roundabout, 10 street, 62 street, Ngushwewah street, 68 street, Mandalar Thiri sports ground, and finished at the end of the Mandalar Thiri east entrance sports ground. The mini marathon was organized with the aim of promoting physical fitness among Mandalarians.  

IMDI was founded by a group of Myanmar professionals (most returning from overseas), local community leaders, and educators. IMDI is non-government, non-profit, multi-partisan organization. IMDI aims to design and deliver quality capacity building programs for all key stakeholders in politics, business and community. IMDI has more than 42 founding members currently and is registered under Myanmar laws as a local Non-Profit Organization.

Their Executive Committee includes:

  • U Chit Tun Pe @ Chris Tun (Advisor for Strategy and Policy)
  • Daw Aye Yu Nwe (Executive Finance Director)
  • U Bonny Oo @ Thet Py Tun
  • U Nay Myo Tun (Manager, IMDI Office)
  • U Myo Min Zin Shein @ Min Zin (Executive Director)
  • U Zin Naing
  • U Ye Myint
  • Daw Thazin Aung (PwC | Director, Advisory)
  • Daw Khin Hnin Soe (College Director/ Principal)
  • Daw Khaine Khaine Nwe (UMFCCI)

The group successfully organized a foundation training course, entitled "Foundation for Myanmar Nation Building Program" (FMNB Program), which was delivered to elected MPs from the NLD by a diverse group of professionals.

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FMNB program courses include:

 

Understanding Economics, Finance and Banking

International Relations and Current Issues

Understanding Public Policy

Introduction to Development Studies

Leadership Skills

The program consists of five sessions. The first two sessions were held in Nay Pyi Taw and were arranged by Bayda Institute. IMDI works in partnership with Bayda Institute by providing resources and personnel for those two sessions.

The remaining three sessions are solely managed by IMDI.

The fund that IMDI raised is used for training facilities, accommodations, food, logistics, transportation, reimbursements for trainers and participants, acknowledgement-gesture gift for trainers and operational expenses.

As part of their future initiatives and activities, IMDI will organize capacity building programs for other political stakeholders.  They also have scholarship programs for Myanmar Youth and will continue to reach agreement with foreign institutions.

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