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“Father” of the movement "Accompanying children to go to school"

“Father” of the movement "Accompanying children to go to school"

16:23 | 27/05/2021

Growing up from humble beginnings, Lieutenant Vo Van Vinh, an A Dot border guard station (A Luoi District, Thua Thien-Hue) considers childhood education both pressing challenge and indispensable joy in his life. He has become a source of inspiration for the movement “Nâng bước em đến trường” (Accompanying children to go to school), set to be implemented nationwide.

Green House assists disadvantaged students

Green House assists disadvantaged students

14:18 | 21/05/2021

Since 2017, a charity-drive known as Green House has been collecting scraps around the Lang Co border station (Phu Loc District, Thua Thien Hue). This charity, set up by local Vietnamese soldiers, have mobilized the participation of restaurants by the sea to support the disadvantaged students as well as to protect the environment.

A gift of bread: How Vietnamese border guards help local children

A gift of bread: How Vietnamese border guards help local children

17:04 | 20/05/2021

For many years, soldiers at La Lay border station (Dakrong District, Quang Tri Province) have made weekly bread deliveries to various schools (there are 14 in total) around the border. The border guards are far from their own families and helping feed the local children provides a source of comfort, and for some it even quells their homesickness.

Fairy men in green uniforms

Fairy men in green uniforms

17:49 | 12/05/2021

In classic Vietnamese fairy tales, when children face difficulties they are often helped by ‘fairy men.’ Today many children are protected and supported, not by fairy men, by Uncle Ho’s soldiers wearing badges and green uniforms. These Vietnamese Border Guards are connected with Vietnamese, Laos, and Cambodian children through schemes such as “Helping children to school” and “Border Guard Adoption.”

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