Tra Vinh Elementary School

May 7, 2017 – Volunteers from the Smile of Compassion project, led by the very kind Mr. Nam Hong Nguyen, hiked up the mountainous region of Tra Vinh ward, Nam Tra My district in Quang Nam province, passing through suspension bridges and rain forest for about 1.5 hours in order to get to the remote Tra Vinh elementary school in Ward 2. The amazing volunteers brought to them (and helped install) a Solar System donated by the Children of Vietnam Benevolent Foundation to help provide power for the school, staff and student, to use electricity, lighting, computer, tele-communication, and electric fans in hot weather. This is the first time the village has been provided with power or solar energy. Tears were coming down the cheeks of those teachers due to much happiness.

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Thank you!
We are so grateful for your support at our 4th Annual Fundraising Gala on Sept 24th. Together, we raised over $45,000 for the Children of Vietnam Benevolent Foundation! It brings us great joy to know that we can continue helping more children go to school, grant more scholarships, buy more beds, deliver more playground equipment, supply more books/pencils, bicycles, wheelchairs, hearing aids, possibly help build another school and so much more! It was not a small feat this year as we staged the first ever full capacity banquet dedicated to authentic Vietnamese Cuisine, something that is rarely if ever done anywhere in Canada. It took a powerhouse team of talented chefs, dedicated volunteers, generous businesses, and beautiful guests to make the night an incredible success. We thank you!
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