Letter from Vietnam Foundation President Dr Nhan Ly
2nd of May, 2018
Recycled Bicycles Project for 2018
Vietnam Foundation’s Recycled Bicycles Project commencing in 2012 has three aims: (i) to provide high-quality, used bicycles to poor and bright school children in Vietnam, (ii) to provide employment to local businesses and (iii) to promote environmental sustainability in Vietnam.
Last year we delivered a total of 400 recycled bicycles: 150 bicycles in Central Vietnam (Quảng Trị – 40 bicycles, Thừa Thiên – 70 bicycles, Quảng Ngải – 40 bicycles) and 250 bicycles in the delta region of southern Vietnam (Trà Vinh – 60 bicycles; Cà Mau – 40 bicycles; Đồng Tháp – 30 bicycles; Hậu Giang – 30 bicycles; An Giang – 30 bicycles; Bạc Liêu – 30 bicycles; Tiền Giang – 30 bicycles). This project has been managed by a former Scout leader in Hue and Nhom Hanh Trinh Yeu Thuong (Journey of Love Group) in Saigon, these volunteers receive no remuneration for their time and in some instances pay for their own expenses.
Our target this year is also to raise $18,000 to deliver 400 recycled bicycles ($45 for each refurbished bicycle) in central and southern Vietnam where the refurbishment will start in early June 2018 for distribution around the beginning of the school year in September 2018.
We sincerely thank you for your generous support in the past years to make this happening and to bring smiles and hopes to poor school children in Vietnam. We look forward to your support this year for this ongoing project.
Please send your donation to:
Cheque posted to: Vietnam Foundation: 137 Lancelot St, Blacktown, NSW
Bank transfer: Vietnam Foundation Account No. 900626631
ANZ Bank: BSB 012-226
(Please note new BSB number & quote your name or identification)
Overseas transfer: Use the SWIFT/BIC code ANZBAU3M
You are welcome to visit our up-to-date website for more information, including facility to make your donation via PayPal: www.vietnamfoundation.org.au .
Have a nice day and best regards,
Lý Gia Nhẫn,
President – Vietnam Foundation