Clean & Safe Drinking Water for Land Mine Victims in Cambodia
The first mission of Minnesota Veterans for Progress in new year 2017: Distribution of MVP scholarship to disadvantage students in Qui Nhon city on 1st January 2017. I gathered high school students (from left: Tuan, Quy, me, Nhi, Bao) at my former teacher's house and visited Huy (7 grade) at his house. We had serveral very interesting conversations. Tuan wanted to be a teacher, Nhi and Quy are preparing for their dream of future doctors and Bao got seat as IT student in Qui Nhon Univerity. I am so proud of them. We are very thankful for MVP supports which help our students come close to their dreams. I got all the letters the students wrote to the sponsors.
After many obstructions of bad weather, we finally started Bore Well & Clean Water project which is donated by Minnesota Veterans for Progress. Seeing happy smiles of minority ethnic students of the school, we can see how eager they were to have the bore well. They came with nice uniforms to attend the earth breaking ceremony. We quickly made arrangement and started drilling. Hopefully after 5 days, we will be able to drill up to the depth we surveyed and get water. Piping & pumping installation and clarification & receiving tanks construction will take us 5 days more. We definitely will hand over the completed project to the school before Tet festival (Vietnam traditional lunar new year 2017)