Singaporean volunteers' meaningful works in Hai Duong province
(VNF) – 29 Singaporean students are taking part in a volunteer program in Hai Duong province from December 11 to 23.
The programme is jointly conducted by the Center for Friendship Cooperation (Hai Duong province’s Union of Friendship Organizations), the Center of Sustainable Development Research (NorthEastern branch, Hai Duong city) and the Volunteers for Peace Vietnam (VPV).
Singaporean volunteers in Hai Duong province (source: The Hai Duong News)
During the two-week programme, the students from the Merlion city, together with local volunteer team have been taking part in cleanup work in the locality's schools, the martyrs’ cemetery, streets and other public places in three hamlets: Thanh Ky, An Dinh and An Lao.
They also participate in making learning equipments and toys for local students and gardening work in kindergartens.
In addition, the Singaporean volunteers learn about Vietnamese culture via various exchange activities including arts performance, sports and folk game.
On this occasion, a France-based NGO and Hai Duong province's Union of Friendship Organizations has granted An Thanh commune VND 200 million to build a kindergarten in Thanh Ky hamlet.
The construction process will be carried out with the participation of the Singaporean volunteers./.
( Translated by Phi Yen )