Help children in need in Vietnam stay in school



Our organization needs your help to support more than 200 of the most disadvantaged school children in southern Vietnam. Join us in giving them opportunities to keep up with their new 2010 school year

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

When the new school year arrives, many Vietnamese disadvantaged children and their families face difficulties in affording school fees and/or other related costs. This sort of poverty is a major factor in non attendance or poor attendance at school, often causing students to drop out early. This lack of education perpetuates the cycle of poverty into which these children were born.

How will this project solve this problem?

Our goal is to ensure that all children excluded from school or whose education is jeopardized by poverty can attend school untroubled by financial concerns or by worries about the cost of education to their families.

Potential Long Term Impact

By providing scholarships and school supplies, we reduce the cost of education to families with many children, thus enabling parents to send all their children to school. A scholarship does not pay for all the educational costs of a child.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $690

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $690 .  The original project funding goal was $20,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Paul Finnis

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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