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Project Star Children Presentation

A Social Work Project in HCM - VN

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Project Star Children Presentation

  1. 1. Project Star Children Serving orphans in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  2. 2. Introduction
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>What? An overseas service-learning project </li></ul><ul><li>Who? A team of six </li></ul><ul><li>When? Since last year </li></ul><ul><li>Why? To assist troubled orphans </li></ul><ul><li>How? Orphanage visit; lessons and fieldtrips </li></ul>
  4. 4. The orphans <ul><li>Poverty </li></ul><ul><li>49 orphans in Son Ky </li></ul><ul><li>Orphanage (3 – 18 yrs old) </li></ul><ul><li>Loneliness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No parents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No family members </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bleak future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Few job opportunities </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Objectives <ul><li>Service objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve English proficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance confidence and self-esteem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide access to learning opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop compassion and empathy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extend help and care to the disadvantaged </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Our Trip last year Nov Putting our planning into real action.
  7. 7. Icebreakers
  8. 8. Confidence Building Games
  9. 9. English Lessons
  10. 10. Visit Agent Orange Victims
  11. 11. Reflections
  12. 12. <ul><li>Looking back at the Vietnam CIP trip, signing up for it would probably be one of the best decisions that I have made in the year. </li></ul><ul><li>– Jeremy Tay </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>It made me realise the importance of our home – Singapore. Being in a less developed country and seeing the near-loveless state of those orphans, it has taught me that we are really fortunate to have such a great and wealthy country to call home, and that we should all count our blessings . We have loving and caring parents, the chance to study well, the opportunity to succeed in life… it is something we must really treasure and not be complacent . - Ang Chen Rui </li></ul>
  14. 14. Future Work this year 2009
  15. 15. Planned trip <ul><li>Going from 21 May to 28 May </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up activities from last year </li></ul>
  16. 16. Your help…. <ul><li>Spread awareness of the needs of these orphans </li></ul><ul><li>Help in our translation work </li></ul><ul><li>Help to raise funds among your Vietnamese community </li></ul><ul><li>Come join us in future trips. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Contacts <ul><li>Contact Mr Vincent Tan at 93876249 or email at </li></ul><ul><li>Email student leader, Changhui at [email_address] </li></ul>
  18. 18. Acknowledgments <ul><li>Mr. Vincent Tan and Ms. Susan Soh for giving us great advice to make this event successful. </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Manh for hosting us so well and bringing us to fascinating places. </li></ul><ul><li>The Vietnamese orphans for being so enthusiastic and attentive during our classes </li></ul><ul><li>All the Hwa Chong student volunteers for volunteering their services </li></ul>
  19. 19. THANK YOU