Helping children go to school and light up the future for ethnic students in the coastal areas and islands of Quang Ninh with VinaCapital Foundaiton
On March 22, in the effort of continuing the journey to bring opportunities for learning and developing the potential of ethnic students and students from disadvantaged coastal areas and islands, Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund, VinaCapital Foundation and Nam A Bank awarded 150 “Path To School, Light Up The Future” scholarships in Quang Ninh. The ceremony had the honor of welcoming Ms. Truong My Hoa – Former Vice President of the State, President of Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund, Chairman of the “For Hoang Sa – Truong Sa” Club, Mr Vo Trong Nguyen – Director of Nam A Bank Quang Ninh, Mr. Rad Kivette – CEO of VCF, Miss Universe Vietnam 2017 H’Hen Nie and the leaders of Quang Ninh province.
With a scholarship worth 1 million VND/person, the project officers wish to encourage students to overcome difficulties in life to continue their efforts in studying, training and achieving good results at school. It will help open the door to a brighter future, where children will grow up and contribute to the development of their homeland, helping to preserve the islands of Vietnam.
Ms. Truong My Hoa, President of the Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund, Chairman of the For Hoang Sa Truong Sa Club, said: “To make Vietnam more beautiful and developed, where the ethnic communities and our islands are preserved and developed sustainably, the educational support for pupils in these localities is very important. We, together with Nam A Bank and VCF, provide encouragement and care for disadvantaged students in Quang Ninh with a message of hoping they continue to be good children, good students, and build awareness to protect the environment in which we live and become talented people of Quang Ninh province in the future.”
Ms. Truong My Hoa – Former Vice President of the State, President of Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund, Chairman of the “For Hoang Sa – Truong Sa” Club spoke at the Scholarship Award Ceremony
Mr. Rad Kivette, CEO of The VinaCapital Foundation at the Scholarship Award Ceremony
Miss Universe H’Hen Nie spoke and interacted with students in Quang Ninh
In addition, the program also organized awareness raising activities to protect the environment, encouraging a green and clean lifestyle in schools and in the community with the help of Miss Universe Vietnam Runner-up 2017 Hoang Thuy.
The “Path to School – Light Up the Future” program has been jointly run by Nam A Bank, Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund and VCF since June 2018. Before Quang Ninh, this meaningful journey has come to Dong Nai, Cao Bang and Dak Lak with a total of 417 scholarships being awarded to ethnic students.
Another program jointly implemented by the parties is “A Brighter Path” Phase II – An in-depth project for a group of 50 excellent ethnic minority girls from all parts of the country, including 7-year full scholarships (including high school and university), along with many self-development training courses, independent awareness training, financial management, foreign language communication and leadership development. The program develops capacity to create a source of female leaders to help with socio-economic development in ethnic minority communities in the future.