A Day with Alban
Jul07

A Day with Alban

In June, I went to Phuc Tue 2 disabled center where Alban, one international volunteer ofCSDS, works. The center is located in Hanoi, however it is surrounded by undeveloped nature, which made it looked like a peaceful farm, as he previously told me. Alban was the only international volunteer who was working in this center at that time. He said sometimes Vietnamese volunteers visited the center to visit the disabled people there, give...

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Lớp học của Adele tại Bệnh viên Nhi Trung Ương
Jun22

Lớp học của Adele tại Bệnh viên Nhi Trung Ương

Thắng 2 lượt đoán tên con vật, Tuấn Anh cười tít mắt vì “ở quê không có trò này”. Với cậu bé và nhiều bệnh nhi khác, lớp học của cô giáo Adele là nơi các em ngóng chờ mỗi ngày. 14h30 hàng ngày, hành lang tầng 6 khu điều trị nội trú (Bệnh viện Nhi Trung ương) rộn ràng bởi các bệnh nhân nhí tham gia lớp học của “cô giáo Adele”. Những bé không có giờ tiêm buổi chiều hầu hết đều háo hức tham gia. Dưới sự hướng dẫn của Adele...

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Nutrition Project for Ethnic Minority Children – Vietnam
Jan26

Nutrition Project for Ethnic Minority Children – Vietnam

This project which commenced in October 2014 is being implemented by TFT International in partnership with two counterparts – TFT Vietnam (a local chapter of TFT International) and the Centre for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS), a local  Vietnamese non-government organisation engaged in capacity building initiatives. Pa Che 2 Kindergarden kids  The project is based in Van Ho District of Son La Province, a remote,...

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Sanitary campaign in Bac Giang (vi+en)
Jun17

Sanitary campaign in Bac Giang (vi+en)

SDC’s journey to 3 primary school at Son Dong District, Bac Giang Province within Hygiene at School Project has come to an end by an exciting, thrilling and joyful camp with students and volunteers.

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A morning with Captain Sheep to discover the magic of NATURE (V+E)
Apr04

A morning with Captain Sheep to discover the magic of NATURE (V+E)

“A morning with Captain Sheep” is going to come back on 12th of April with the facilition of Ms. Julie from France and Ms. Ola from Poland.

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New education play ground for children “Little Seeds”
Mar05

New education play ground for children “Little Seeds”

In Vietnam, education and success in scholarship are still one of the parents’ main focuses regarding the education of their children. Pressure on the children is though quite huge. An optimal development of the children is vital to the society as they will build the future world. Based on this fact, CSDS creates a series of programs to address education issues that the children daily encounter in the traditional education system.

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New Horizon’s mid autumn festival
Sep23

New Horizon’s mid autumn festival

The Mid-autumn festival has always been a joyful and meaningful occasion for Vietnamese children. Due to the importance of this festival, New Horizons once again organized a celebration for children in the area and, in particular, students of the Project. The festivities took place during the afternoon of Sunday 15th September 2013.

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Visiting Pa Che 1 school
Jun29

Visiting Pa Che 1 school

The trip started in the early morning with extremely eager volunteers and four SDCers. We received a very warm welcome from the headmistress of Pa Che 1 Elementary school and the children after a 5 hour long journey by coach. We were greatly supported and encouraged through the hospitality of the local people. We successfully organized three small programs at the school.

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A letter from Scotland

Louise Sutherland is a volunteer from Scotland who spent three weeks in May in Vietnam teaching English for primary school children. Being able to understand English language could give them a better chance of a future out of poverty. But she felt that she would like to do even more, so she set up a fundraising page to raise some money that could be spent towards the specific needs of the schools and children.

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Pa Che 2 Primary School Inauguration
May20

Pa Che 2 Primary School Inauguration

Through the project “Increase Access and Quality of Primary Education” coordinated by the Centre for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS), with the funding from the German Development Cooperation Agency (GIZ), a primary school was built in the village of Pa Che 2, Van Ho commune, Moc Chau district, Son La province. This school will help to increase the level of education and the learning in the small villages of Vietnam.

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