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The “Water World” Film Festival was held in Hoa Binh and Bac Kan provinces in December 2012 as part of ChildFund’s Connect Project. 18 short movies were selected from the 5 participating countries; Australia, East Timor, Laos, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. 4 of the 18 selected films were from Vietnam and were made by the 105 children aged 10 to 15 years old from 4 Child Clubs in Vietnam (Thu Phong, Phu Minh and Hop Thinh communes of Hoa Binh province and Tu Tri commune of Bac...
A survey of 4,600 children throughout Africa, Asia and the Americas, including Vietnam – reveals that 10-12-year-olds throughout the developing world put a high priority on their education, so much so that two in five aspire to be teachers or doctors while their counterparts in developed countries most want to be professional athletes or artists.
KIM BOI - On September 5th 2012, on the occasion of starting the new school year of 2012 – 2013 in Nuong Dam primary school, SABIC and ChildFund in Vietnam organised a launching ceremony of the emergency support scheme for education dedicated for poor ethnic minority children living in mountainous areas in Kim Boi district, Hoa Binh province. For the first year implemented, three selected children will be sponsored the amount of 15,525,000 VND which covers their schooling expense and part...
On 27 July 2012, the Quang Vinh Health Centre was officially opened in the presence of a large crowd and several personalities from the provincial and district offices of Cao Bang province. The ceremony took place in the front yard of the newly built centre.