Projects

MOBILE LIBRARY AND TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOPS:

Opening the minds of children through books.
Throughout schools located in rural areas of central Vietnam, GVF’s Mobile Library and teacher training program introduces primary school aged children to the joys of reading for pleasure. Each Mobile Library book box contains 300 books for children to enjoy for use at school, at home, book fairs and read-a-thons.

Every box contains books with subjects ranging from geography, history, to short stories, with enough books for every grade from first to fifth. We have established our mobile libraries in schools throughout Da Nang and Quang Nam Province. With your help GVF plans to spread the joy of reading to children all across Vietnam in 2014 and beyond.

INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER & CULTURAL EXCHANGE

Global Village Foundation has hosted student youth groups and international organizations, along with adventurous and generous travelers for volunteer Service Learning and cultural exchange since 2002. Past groups have included Singapore Management University (SMU), Temasek Polytechnic, Raffles Institution, Peace Boat Japan, and Rotary Club of Hiroshima. Projects have included designing, fundraising and constructing a Center for the Blind massage business, painting murals on Kindergarten schools, and joining in our Mobile Library Workshops.
DISASTER RELIEF FOR TYPHOONS AND NATURAL DISASTERS
LEPER COLONY OUTREACH AND RELIEF
SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION IN RURAL AREAS
SELF-SUSTAINING AND INCOME GENERATING BUSINESS FOR THE CENTER FOR THE BLIND
NEW HOUSE CONSTRUCTION
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