EMPOWER : Vietnam
Little things make a big difference.
Traffic Safety Project
Traffic Safety Project @ Chu Van An High School
Started by: Huynh Anh, Vy, Nam, Tuong
Negative peer pressure and lack of parental supervision and awareness lead to students' unsafe driving practices.
Solution: In the annual student-run event that coincides with "Traffic Safety" month, parents, students, and teachers are invited to a time of food and games. The local police shares about traffic rules, while students collaborate with Entertainment Club to put up a drama regarding harmful consequences of traffic accidents.
Results: Helmet sponsorship by Honda & SIM card sponsorship by VNPT
Students earned 400k by selling local snacks, SIM cards, and working.
A total of 700 people turned up for the event.
Anti-Bullying Project @ Chu Van An High School
Started by: Trung Anh, Tram, Quynh, Ngan
Root Cause: Parents compare children with others
Mr. Huynh Van Son, a famous psychological counselor in the issue of school bullying,agreed to give a talk in annual student-run event where parents, students, and teachers are invited to a time of food and games. He shared about the effects of bullying, while students collaborated with Entertainment Club to put up a drama regarding harmful consequences of bullying.
Results: Students earned 1,100,000 VND by selling local snacks and working. They also created facebook page to sell squid. They still require 2,400,000 VND for the revenue for the event.