On November 5, 2015, Habitat for Humanity Vietnam was delighted to join The American School (TAS) Community Service Fair 2015 with many non-profit organizations and local social organizations. The event was an opportunity for TAS students ranging from grade 3 to grade 12 to learn about community services and get involved with various volunteer organizations. Together with teachers and parents, the students shared a genuine interest in meaningful work across Vietnam which contributes to community development of the country.
This was the second time Habitat Vietnam participated in the event, and it was such a great pleasure meeting students who recognized the organization and expressed their enthusiasm to get involved. They were eager to learn that by spreading the word and raising their voices, they can help more underprivileged families have access to decent homes and safe water and sanitation.
Bui Quoc Huy (right) wanted to join hands with Habitat for Humanity Vietnam to build
“I’m 13 now. I’ll wait for 2 more years to help build homes for poor families”, said Bui Quoc Duy, grade 7 as knowing the minimum age required for building at a Habitat construction is 15.
Habitat for Humanity Vietnam’s display at TAS Community Service Fair 2015
Receiving positive support from youth was a constant encouragement for Habitat for Humanity Vietnam as reaching out to wide community for awareness raising. We look forward to more opportunities where we can work together with them to develop local initiatives for housing issues and build a world where everyone has a decent place to live.