December 5, 2017
AIP Foundation, Fedex, and other stakeholders launched the first stop of the Walk With FedEx Tour at Nguyen Thai Hoc Primary School in Ho Chi Minh City. Over 1,000 students attended the launch. Previously, in October, the school also co-hosted an International Walk to School Month event with the Department of Education and Training and the Traffic Safety Committee for students and parents from the school.
As part of the tour, students received pedestrian safety training in two parts. First, the students were taught to recognize pedestrian safety in different situations, such as walking on streets without sidewalks or crossing streets with no street lights or signals. Students then applied their new knowledge at a traffic simulation corner in the schoolyard. The traffic simulation corner imitates actual road environments with intersections, street lights, obstacles, and railways. Students received pencil cases with pedestrian safety tips upon completing the training.
The Walk With FedEx Tour aims to bring pedestrian safety education, equipment, and materials to over 30,000 students across 28 primary schools located along a busy corridor in Districts 1, 5, and 6 of Ho Chi Minh City.
View more photos from the event here.