Social Work, helping disabled and autism children in Hanoi
Phuc Tue care center offers care, education, career advice and vocational training for mentally and physically impaired children.
Their mission is to care for, educate, restore mental health, teach, and guide disabled individuals to enable them to find suitable jobs, build self-confidence and become more independent in their everyday lives. As they are absorbed into the community, their burden on their families in particular, and society as a whole, will diminish.
Besides early grade academic lessons, educational programs include physical education and therapy, yoga, painting and poetry.
1.1. Location: Center of Hanoi
- Caring for and playing with disabled children.
- Feeding the children during lunch time.
- Initiating campaigns for donations of books, old clothes, old shoes for the children (depends on volunteers).
- Help the center do gardening to provide food for the children.
- Become involved in community and school-based projects.
- Initiative spirit and like to work with disabled children.
- Creative and active in this particular working environment.
- Having a medical background and/or experience in working with people with disabilities is advantageous. However, volunteers without experience will still be able to join with the guidance of teachers.
Established in 2002, Binh Minh specialized school was first a center for handicapped children in Dong Anh district, Hanoi. After the beginning under hard conditions, the school now contains 102 students, 8 classes, 28 staff (of whom 17 are teachers).
The school is now in need of equipments for physical activities and computers. Moreover, the school teachers also wish to extend the age and the number of students who could be taken care (There are only primary-school students at the moment, and after finishing the school, many of them cannot purchase higher education or even do not have ability to function in daily life). The purpose of the project is to raise fund to increase their living standard (budget for food is only 8.000 vnd/ student/ meal).
Environmental Awerness in Ta Van - Sapa
Ta Van in Sapa (Lao Cai province) is a poor mountain districts in Northern Vietnam. Almost all of the local population are ethnic people, who are semi-illiterate, and lack education. Most of these people are farmers with very low income, are living in difficult conditions.
The ecosystem is valuable and it is important to preserve it. Sapa is visited by many tourists for its nature and the ethnics groups live from the agriculture, the resources of nature.
Waste management is as important for the health of the population as it is for the tourist attraction. Helping people to classify waste is important for the environmental protection and the sustainable development
Raising awareness about environmental protection in Ta Van village enable to preserve nature for the future generations and allow the population to live in a healthy environment
With the purpose of helping these ethnic populations acquire the knowledge and skills needed for their future and to protect the environment, CVTD is implementing a sustainable development program in Ta Van village. The program aims at raise awareness on the ecosystem, teach locals to take care of their wastes, sensitize about hygiene and asbestos that are known to cause serious health hazards in humans.
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