On the fronts of Green Summer
Updated : Friday, August 10, 2018 7:50 AM (GMT+0700)

Aftermore than 20 days of implementing the Green Summer Volunteer Campaign, eightvolunteer teams from universities and colleges inside and outside the provincewith more than 400 volunteer soldiers stationing in 11 fronts of needy communesin the districts of Tuy An, Son Hoa, Phu Hoa, Dong Hoa, Tay Hoa, Song Hinh andDong Xuan have been carrying out many works, making meaningful contributions topeople's lives.

Voluntary soldiers of Saigon Dai Viet College painting in the amusement park of An Dan
(Tuy An district)

Arriving in An Dan commune(Tuy An district), we witnessed the 30 permanent volunteers from Saigon DaiViet College and the villagers to build a mini park in An Tho village andplayground for children at An Dan Kindergarten. The sun rose to the top of thehead, the air outside was very hot, but the volunteers seemed to forget aboutthe bright sunshine, they were still pensive, enthusiastic with their work.

Ms. Huynh Thi Xuan Nu, theHeadmaster of the An Dan Pre-school, said, "The volunteers from Saigon DaiViet College have helped the school a lot of things, including building playgrounds,creating mural paintings and very funny dolls, which is one of thecontributions that will help the school meet the criteria for achieving thenational standard school by 2019." 

Besides, they helped construct1km of "lighting up the countryside" in Kinh Te 2 village and aplayground for children in Duc hamlet, Ea Trol commune, Song Hinh district;construct 2 loving houses for the family of Mrs. Tran Thi Huu (born in 1960, inKinh te 2 village) and the family of Ms. H'm Tin (born in 1993, Thu hamlet, EaTrol commune), each house is over 50m2 with the price of VND 60 million.

Being in the new house, Mrs.Ho Tin movingly said, "My husband has suffered from kidney failure foryears. I work as a hired laborer to bring up the two children and have myhusband treated, so my family life is very difficult. In early 2018, thedisease was very severe, so my husband passed away, we have to live in thetemporary house. Now the local and the volunteers helped to build the roof tilehouse, I am very happy.”

The 4-grader Lam Thi My Hienat An Thach Primary School (Tuy An district) was playing in the seesaw at theplayground built by the volunteers from Ho Chi Minh City University ofTechnical Education, said: "Last summer vacations, I had no place to play,so I just stayed home. From the day the volunteers built playground here, wechildren around this village come here to play, it’s very fun!"

Along with deploying thework as planned, the volunteer teams also held hundreds of culturalexaminations, summer activities; dancing, singing and playing folk games...,whichhas attracted thousands of students, children participating; this helped themhave an interesting summer.

The leader of the Phu Yenteam, Mr. Nguyen Tuong Thuat let known: "Together with organizing reviewinglessons and opening 10 informatics classes for 450 students in An Xuan commune(Tuy An district), 45 team members also built a concrete volleyball court inXuan Hoa village (An Xuan commune), worth VND 25 million; constructed aplayground for children at An Xuan primary school, worth VND 40 million.

Deputy Secretary of the Phu YenUniversity’s Youth Union,Head of the Green Summer Volunteer Campaign, Miss Nguyen Thi Le Nin let known:"In addition to implementing the projects, the young work in this campaign,we organized a night of music to raise the fund of VND 20 million; gave 10gifts to policy families, cost VND 200,000 for each”.

Source:Phu Yen Newspaper

Translatedby TRINH THUY

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