HANOI, Vietnam—December 15, 2020 Vietnam’s National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) and the Student Affairs Department of the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) received the prestigious 2020 Prince Michael International Road Safety Award in recognition of their efforts to protect children through safer school zones through their support for the pilot Slow Zones, Safe Zones program, implemented
WASHINGTON, D.C. — December 14, 2020 Protec, a Vietnamese social enterprise and producer of personal protective equipment, donated 20,000 medical masks to provide life-saving support to healthcare workers and residents in Washington, D.C. The donation of the 20,000 masks have been directed to healthcare workers and patients at Unity Health Care, the largest network of
HANOI, Vietnam – December 3, 2020 To commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, AIP Foundation organized a Helmets for Kids program donation event today at Binh Minh Primary School, an educational institution dedicated to serving children with special needs. Participating students and teachers at Binh Minh Primary School received helmets from Protec, whose own workforce
HO CHI MINH CITY AND THAI NGUYEN PROVINCE, Vietnam—November 25, 2020 As road crashes continue to be a leading cause of death for Vietnamese children and youth, children themselves are leading the fight against the very issues that affect them most. In just one month the “Đủ 3 bước, rước bình an (3 steps, be safe)” dance cover
HANOI, Vietnam—November 15, 2020 For more than 70 years, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) has been paving the way in people-to-people diplomacy between communities in Vietnam and the global community in the private and public sector. This year, President of AIP Foundation, Mr. Greig Craft was invited to speak on behalf of the
YEN BAI, THAI NGUYEN, AND TUYEN QUANG PROVINCE, Vietnam—November 13, 2020 AIP Foundation, in collaboration with the National Traffic Safety Committee and the Ministry of Education and Training, expanded the Helmets for Kids (HFK) program, supported by Johnson & Johnson, delivering life-saving interventions to rural communities in Yen Bai, Thai Nguyen and Tuyen Quang provinces, Vietnam.
QUANG BINH PROVINCE, Vietnam—November 6, 2020 Mrs. Hoang Thi Na Huong, AIP Foundation’s Deputy CEO, and Mrs. Tran Mai Anh, AIP Foundation’s Board of Directors responded to the ongoing flood crisis that has devastated Central Vietnam by raising 160 million VND along with textbooks, school supplies, warm clothes, face masks, and various hygienic items.
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam—October 28, 2020 AIP Foundation has recently piloted a new methodology to research and analyze “near misses” on the roads in Vietnam. Although far too common on our roads, crashes are actually a relatively rare event; near misses are much more common. Being able to analyze near misses gives us a
YEN BAI, Vietnam—October 28, 2020 Drink-driving remains an issue across Vietnam despite significant efforts at national and provincial levels to address this. Drink-driving accounted for as much as 80% of traffic violations in Yen Bai province in 2020 alone. In an effort to combat this, the Yen Bai Traffic Safety Committee (TSC), in partnership with
BAC GIANG PROVINCE, Vietnam—October 23, 2020 Northeast of Vietnam, lying along the Red River Delta is Bac Giang Province, a picturesque area known for its connection to cities like Hanoi and Quang Ninh. Yet, Bac Giang is also known for its consistently high rate of road crashes, with the unenviable position of ranking among the top 10 in