This year, HKBAV has voted to donate VND99,955,900 (USD$4275) for another reading room in Thanh Đức C primary school. The school is located in the Thanh Đức commune, Long Ho district, with 785 students and 19 teachers.
The program will conduct over 500 sessions to educate children and business about the plastic problem and the various solutions with follow-up. HKBAV is a proud sponsor of the Education Program in Saigon.
In 2018, much efforts were put into raising funds for a new boarding house, in which HKBAV has voted to donate USD $3,300 (VND75,000,000) for The Bunk Bed System to this integrated boarding house for ethnic minority students. In December 2018, the project is completed with the assistance from a number of corporate donors.
Reading Corner is a bookshelf that sits in the corner of a small primary school. This library solution is perfect for schools that lack a room that can be dedicated to a Reading Room. Globes and educational toys are also donated. Each library we donate has a wide range of local language children's books including history, science, short stories, fairy tales, books for very young readers, children's dictionaries, children's reference books, an assortment of comic books and a full set of children's encyclopedias.
On May 5th, two volunteers from HKBAV and The Library Project’s team donated a library to a rural primary school in Linh Long, Vietnam. This was the second library that HKBAV donated through a generous financial donation to The Library Project.
HKBAV to take on a longer term initiative under the banner of “Enable Learning Impart Knowledge”. A logo, designed by Ms. Christina Yu of Ipa-Nima, incorporating the HKBAV logo, was developed to bring focus to our efforts. She has chosen the Chinese word ‘善’ for the concept behind the design as it means kindness/ charitable. The integration of the book image in the Chinese word brings out our focus of learning and knowledge.