As part of the Walk Wise program, the AIP Foundation China team worked with the education department in Nanba Town to organize five workshops for 312 primary and middle school teachers in order to provide them with road safety education training and curricula. With the support of Mr. Li, a consultant and facilitator from Southwest University China,
On December 2, China celebrated the 7th National Day for Road Safety and AIP Foundation organized a launch ceremony for the second phase of our Walk Wise program in celebration of this day. We collaborated with Xuanhan Natural Gas Office and the Traffic Police Department to bring together 17 project schools and 10 related governmental stakeholders to launch Walk Wise.
Together with Xuanhan Natural Gas Office, AIP Foundation organized a stakeholder meeting of Walk Wise in Nanba Town, Xuanhan County with representatives from 17 program schools, the Department of Education, the traffic police department, the Youth League of Xuan Han County, and Chevron China. The meeting introduced the Walk Wise program to new schools and wrapped up the first year
From September 17-20 2018, Legal Development Program members and AIP Foundation attended the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) workshop “Improving Road Safety Legislation” in Beijing. Throughout the four-day workshop, which focused on “Safe Systems Approach,” participants worked in groups to identify in-country opportunities for long term capacity building and to develop action steps for 2019.
This summer, we launched a series of community road safety outreach events beginning in mid-July as part of our Walk Wise program in China. By the end of August, we held four events in five communities in Nanba Town and the greater Xuanhan County in Sichuan Province. The safety director of Nanba, Mr. Yang, and Nanba police officers facilitated
To combat the dangerous rise in road crash fatalities in Nanba Township over the summer months, our Walk Wise pedestrian safety program is conducting a series of outreach events to raise awareness about road safety within the community. Since July, Nanba Township has already experienced two serious road crashes, resulting in a devastating four fatalities and two
As the 2017-2018 school year came to a close, our pedestrian safety program Walk Wise successfully completed its year-end review of two of our program schools. Nanba No. 2 Primary School and Kunchi Vocational Middle School were both reviewed against a variety of criteria in order to measure their progress over the past year. This included knowledge tests of participating students, stakeholder
As part of our Walk Wise pedestrian safety program in Nanba Township of Sichuan province, China, 20 teachers from Shengdeng and Kunchi Middle Schools participated in the second in a series of workshops designed to build their capacity to carry out road safety educational programming in their classrooms. The workshop was facilitated by an expert from Southwest
Students from Shengdeng and Kunchi Middle Schools in Nanba Township, China presented their photos of road hazards and unsafe pedestrian behaviors in the community as well as their suggestions for improving walking environments to the government representatives in attendance. The presentation is the culmination of the Photovoice project carried out by our Walk Wise program over the past two
AIP Foundation mobilized students, teachers, and community leaders across Vietnam, China, and Cambodia in support of the Child Health Initiative’s week of action held from May 21-27. The new campaign calls for a first ever summit of world leaders on child and adolescent health in order to re-focus global policy and prioritize youth road deaths and injuries