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๐ƒ๐Ž๐๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐ ๐Ž๐… ๐‡๐Ž๐”๐’๐„๐‡๐Ž๐‹๐ƒ ๐’๐”๐๐๐‹๐ˆ๐„๐’ ๐…๐Ž๐‘ ๐ƒ๐ˆ๐’๐€๐ƒ๐•๐€๐๐“๐€๐†๐„๐ƒ ๐’๐“๐”๐ƒ๐„๐๐“๐’ ๐€๐๐ƒ ๐…๐€๐Œ๐ˆ๐‹๐ˆ๐„๐’
Lifestart Foundation Education Scholarship recipient Phuong is currently a 2nd-year student studying English Translation and Interpreting at Danang University of Foreign Language Studies. She is pictured receiving a much-needed hamper box from Lifestart Foundation.

Phuong is a twin and comes from a large family of 7, including her parents, her 3 elder sisters, and her twin sister and herself. Both her parents are farmers who work very hard in the field to support their large family.

Lifestart Foundation also seeks and is always grateful for donations of bicycles, motorbikes, and laptops that we can pass on to students and families in need.

Liking our page or sharing and liking this post will help to spread the word.

If you like and support what Lifestart Foundation is doing across so many projects please consider a donation, joining our Monthly Members Club, or running a fundraising event for us www.lifestartfoundation.org.au

Vote and donate to help fund Lifestart Foundation philanthropic projects mygivingcircle.org/lifestart-foundation

#Philanthropy #NGO #Vietnam #HoiAn #Danang #Centralvietnam #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation #Fundraising #Donate #Sponsorship #Development #Sustainability
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9 hours ago
๐ƒ๐Ž๐๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐ ๐Ž๐… ๐‡๐Ž๐”๐’๐„๐‡๐Ž๐‹๐ƒ ๐’๐”๐๐๐‹๐ˆ๐„๐’ ๐…๐Ž๐‘ ๐ƒ๐ˆ๐’๐€๐ƒ๐•๐€๐๐“๐€๐†๐„๐ƒ ๐’๐“๐”๐ƒ๐„๐๐“๐’ ๐€๐๐ƒ ๐…๐€๐Œ๐ˆ๐‹๐ˆ๐„๐’
Lifestart Foundation Education Scholarship recipient Phuong is currently a 2nd-year student studying English Translation and Interpreting at Danang University of Foreign Language Studies. She is pictured receiving a much-needed hamper box from Lifestart Foundation.  Phuong is a twin and comes from a large family of 7, including her parents, her 3 elder sisters, and her twin sister and herself. Both her parents are farmers who work very hard in the field to support their large family.  Lifestart Foundation also seeks and is always grateful for donations of bicycles, motorbikes, and laptops that we can pass on to students and families in need.  Liking our page or sharing and liking this post will help to spread the word.  If you like and support what Lifestart Foundation is doing across so many projects please consider a donation, joining our Monthly Members Club, or running a fundraising event for us www.lifestartfoundation.org.au  Vote and donate to help fund Lifestart Foundation philanthropic projects https://mygivingcircle.org/lifestart-foundation  #Philanthropy #NGO #Vietnam #HoiAn #Danang #Centralvietnam #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation #Fundraising #Donate #Sponsorship #Development #Sustainability

๐‹๐ˆ๐…๐„๐’๐“๐€๐‘๐“ ๐…๐Ž๐”๐๐ƒ๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐ ๐‘๐„๐๐”๐ˆ๐‹๐ƒ๐ˆ๐๐† ๐€๐ ๐„๐๐“๐ˆ๐‘๐„ ๐•๐ˆ๐‹๐‹๐€๐†๐„ ๐ˆ๐ ๐“๐€๐˜ ๐†๐ˆ๐€๐๐† ๐€๐…๐“๐„๐‘ ๐…๐‹๐Ž๐Ž๐ƒ๐’, ๐“๐˜๐๐‡๐Ž๐Ž๐ ๐€๐๐ƒ ๐‹๐€๐๐ƒ๐’๐‹๐ˆ๐ƒ๐„๐’

๐“๐‡๐„ #๐’๐„๐‚๐Ž๐๐ƒ ๐๐‘๐Ž๐†๐‘๐„๐’๐’ ๐”๐๐ƒ๐€๐“๐„

Lifestart Foundationโ€™s housing project is nearing completion! Foundations are laid, roofs are on, walls are up and painting has commenced.

Here is the background if you have missed our house-building project updates.

Tay Giang is remote and difficult to get to mountainous area over 150 kilometers from Hoi An.

The families that live here are Cotu ethnic minority people. They live hand to mouth from their farming and they are desperately poor.

Villages in Tay Giang were devastated by historic floods, typhoons, and landslides at the end of 2020. Several weeks of torrential rain and the deadly typhoon Molave resulted in floods and subsequent landslides. More than 249 local people died and hundreds of thousands of homes collapsed and were completely destroyed. Many families had to permanently leave their homes and evacuate to a safer place. This devastation followed directly on top of the difficulties many families were experiencing with the impact of COVID 19.

One village in Tay Giang was so affected by the landslides that the entire village had to be completely relocated. It was too dangerous to try to repair or rebuild on the same land.

Lifestart Foundation has partnered with the local government to re-locate and re-build houses for 32 families. The land where their houses previously stood was decimated and it was considered too dangerous to rebuild on the same land.

Lifestart Foundation raised a total of $30,000 during our 30-day fundraising campaign to support the families affected by the deadly floods, landslides, and typhoons. After distributing the urgent initial emergency supplies to help hundreds of families immediately post the floods, typhoon, and landslides, the next vital step was to provide long-term sustainable aid to help the affected families whose homes and livelihoods were destroyed.

Over the past months, the Lifestart Foundation team has been working tirelessly with our government partner to distribute provisions to the neediest and most vulnerable to help them to have secure shelter. We will keep you updated on the building progress over the upcoming weeks.

Click here to read more about the commencement of the building works: www.facebook.com/TheLifestartFoundation/posts/4288718151173671

To get a glimpse of how the devastating floods, typhoon, and landslides have impacted the lives of thousands of people in this village, follow our previous post here: www.facebook.com/TheLifestartFoundation/posts/4265793506799469

Liking our page or sharing and liking this post will help to spread the word.

If you like and support what Lifestart Foundation is doing across so many projects please consider a donation, joining our Monthly Members Club, or running a fundraising event for us www.lifestartfoundation.org.au

#Philanthropy #Vietnam #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation #NGO #Fundraising #Donate #Hoian #Danang #Centralvietnam #Sponsorship #Development #Sustainability
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3 days ago

๐‹๐ˆ๐…๐„๐’๐“๐€๐‘๐“ ๐…๐Ž๐”๐๐ƒ๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐โ€™๐’ ๐Œ๐€๐’๐“๐„๐‘ ๐Ž๐… ๐๐”๐‘๐’๐ˆ๐๐† ๐’๐‚๐‡๐Ž๐‹๐€๐‘๐’๐‡๐ˆ๐๐’
Introducing Hai - one of the Master of Nursing students who received a scholarship from Lifestart Foundation. Since a young age, Hai has held a strong passion for following a career path in health and completing a Medical major at university. During her 4 years studying Nursing at Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hai found her career in teaching Nursing really meaningful and beneficial as the lecturers would always strive to constantly update both their professional knowledge as well as clinical skills. After her university graduation in 2014, she successfully applied for a teaching position at Dong A University in Danang.

Throughout her career, Hai has wondered why Nursing profession plays such an important role in the healthcare system but it is not held in as high esteem as it should be. Hai believes that doing research is extremely important for a nurse to help them become more independent in making decisions in patient care. This has motivated her to develop her professional skills in order to become a good lecturer herself with advanced qualifications. Studying an International Masterโ€™s course in Nursing not only helps her foster and expand her knowledge but also to realise her dream of sharing the much-needed useful knowledge and expertise with her students and also upgrading the role of the nursing community in Vietnam.

Lifestart Foundation has awarded 15 scholarships to ๐Œ๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฎ๐๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ to help them to complete their studies. The nursing profession in VietNam is not held in as high esteem as it should be and we hope that capacity-building nurses to attain their Masters will have a ripple effect of a more highly trained nursing team of professionals throughout VietNam.

It was our pleasure and honor to support these wonderful dedicated health care professionals.

The Masters' students travel to Thailand to complete their 2 year International Level Master of Nursing degree. All of the students awarded a scholarship have a profound desire to help and work in their communities in VietNam and to improve the standard of the nursing profession.

Below is a thank you letter from Hai. After reading it, I hope you will agree with me what a worthy recipient Hai is.
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๐‡๐š๐ขโ€™๐ฌ ๐“๐ก๐š๐ง๐ค-๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐‹๐ž๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ:

Dear Ms. Karen and everyone at Lifestart Foundation,

My name is Nguyen Thi Hai and I am a teacher of nursing at Dong A University in Danang. I am also a nursing student of the Masterโ€™s course at Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy which is connected to the Khon Kaen University of Thailand. I am writing this letter to send my big thanks to Lifestart Foundation for giving me the opportunity to receive your scholarship.

I come from a farming family in Ha Tinh province. In 2010, after graduating from high school, I chose nursing for my career because I thought that job would give me the knowledge to be able to take care of my family if they were sick. Becoming a nurse was not just my dream but also my parentsโ€™ expectations. My parents are rice farmers, so our financial life has many difficulties, however, they have always supported me and given me good conditions to study in. My dream was complete when I entered Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy successfully in 2010. I chose this university because it had an excellent reputation in the medical sector training. During the four years of studying Nursing, I tried my best, from doing tutoring to studying hard to be able to achieve the scholarship for excellent students from the university, so as I could have enough money to manage my life. As a result, I received a very good degree and ranked 3rd among all students on the course.

After graduating, I became an assistant lecturer which involves being a practical guide to the staff at Dong A University. This job gives me the chance to enhance my knowledge and improve my capability of caring for patients. During my working period, I am aware that studying at a higher level is really necessary because it can help me to develop my nursing career by giving me more advanced knowledge and skills. At the end of 2017, I heard that Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy would cooperate with Khon Kaen University in Thailand to run a Master of Nursing course. I thought that would be a great chance for me to acquire advanced knowledge and improve my English. Even though I was thinking a lot about my decision because of the expensive school fees and the fact that the curriculum was in English, I decided to continue to follow my dream thanks to the support from my family and my own desire. The course has helped me broaden my knowledge in the nursing area. The lessons from the course are both useful and interesting. I hope that when I finish the course, I can apply what I have learned by improving the process of a nursing career to my students in Vietnam, and to the medical care service for patients.

My class was lucky to be introduced to Lifestart Foundation by Hue university, and it is even luckier for us to know that every class member has a scholarship from the foundation. For me, I am really grateful to you all. My family and I are currently living in Danang. We rent a room to live with our elderly mother-in-law and my 12 month-old daughter. Since I joined the course, our financial situation is more difficult. Therefore, the scholarship money will help ease our familyโ€™s financial burden. I would like to send my sincere thanks to Ms. Karen and everyone at Lifestart Foundation for choosing me for this precious scholarship. I hope your organization will develop more and more and can help more students to pursue their dream.

Yours faithfully,
Nguyen Thi Hai
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Please click here to read more about the stories of our Masters of Nursing scholarship students:
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Duong Thi Hong Lien: bit.ly/3bjqd8C
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Truong Ho Ha Yen: bit.ly/3uVacgN
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Nguyen Thi Khanh Trang: bit.ly/2QllE5H
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Duong Thi Dieu Huong: bit.ly/3sZSRSP
๐Ÿ”ธMr. Dang Quoc Bao: bit.ly/3snAZAb
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Le Thi Huong Van: bit.ly/3voZnDd
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Nguyen Thi Duc: bit.ly/3oS5NsH
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Pham Thi Thuy: bit.ly/34lQ8Iq
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Tran Thi Vu Mai: bit.ly/3uVlCRa
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Vo Thi Diem Binh: bit.ly/3xadcG2

Liking our page or sharing and liking this post will help to spread the word.

If you like and support what Lifestart Foundation is doing across so many projects please consider a donation, joining our Monthly Members Club, or running a fundraising event for us www.lifestartfoundation.org.au

#Philanthropy #Vietnam #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation #NGO #Fundraising #Donate #Hoian #Danang #Centralvietnam #Sponsorship #Development #Sustainability
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4 days ago
๐‹๐ˆ๐…๐„๐’๐“๐€๐‘๐“ ๐…๐Ž๐”๐๐ƒ๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐โ€™๐’ ๐Œ๐€๐’๐“๐„๐‘ ๐Ž๐… ๐๐”๐‘๐’๐ˆ๐๐† ๐’๐‚๐‡๐Ž๐‹๐€๐‘๐’๐‡๐ˆ๐๐’
Introducing Hai - one of the Master of Nursing students who received a scholarship from Lifestart Foundation. Since a young age, Hai has held a strong passion for following a career path in health and completing a Medical major at university. During her 4 years studying Nursing at Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hai found her career in teaching Nursing really meaningful and beneficial as the lecturers would always strive to constantly update both their professional knowledge as well as clinical skills. After her university graduation in 2014, she successfully applied for a teaching position at Dong A University in Danang.  Throughout her career, Hai has wondered why Nursing profession plays such an important role in the healthcare system but it is not held in as high esteem as it should be. Hai believes that doing research is extremely important for a nurse to help them become more independent in making decisions in patient care. This has motivated her to develop her professional skills in order to become a good lecturer herself with advanced qualifications. Studying an International Masterโ€™s course in Nursing not only helps her foster and expand her knowledge but also to realise her dream of sharing the much-needed useful knowledge and expertise with her students and also upgrading the role of the nursing community in Vietnam.  Lifestart Foundation has awarded 15 scholarships to ๐Œ๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฎ๐๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ to help them to complete their studies. The nursing profession in VietNam is not held in as high esteem as it should be and we hope that capacity-building nurses to attain their Masters will have a ripple effect of a more highly trained nursing team of professionals throughout VietNam.  It was our pleasure and honor to support these wonderful dedicated health care professionals.  The Masters students travel to Thailand to complete their 2 year International Level Master of Nursing degree. All of the students awarded a scholarship have a profound desire to help and work in their communities in VietNam and to improve the standard of the nursing profession.  Below is a thank you letter from Hai. After reading it, I hope you will agree with me what a worthy recipient Hai is.
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๐‡๐š๐ขโ€™๐ฌ ๐“๐ก๐š๐ง๐ค-๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐‹๐ž๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ:  Dear Ms. Karen and everyone at Lifestart Foundation,  My name is Nguyen Thi Hai and I am a teacher of nursing at Dong A University in Danang. I am also a nursing student of the Masterโ€™s course at Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy which is connected to the Khon Kaen University of Thailand. I am writing this letter to send my big thanks to Lifestart Foundation for giving me the opportunity to receive your scholarship.  I come from a farming family in Ha Tinh province. In 2010, after graduating from high school, I chose nursing for my career because I thought that job would give me the knowledge to be able to take care of my family if they were sick. Becoming a nurse was not just my dream but also my parentsโ€™ expectations. My parents are rice farmers, so our financial life has many difficulties, however, they have always supported me and given me good conditions to study in. My dream was complete when I entered Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy successfully in 2010. I chose this university because it had an excellent reputation in the medical sector training. During the four years of studying Nursing, I tried my best, from doing tutoring to studying hard to be able to achieve the scholarship for excellent students from the university, so as I could have enough money to manage my life. As a result, I received a very good degree and ranked 3rd among all students on the course.  After graduating, I became an assistant lecturer which involves being a practical guide to the staff at Dong A University. This job gives me the chance to enhance my knowledge and improve my capability of caring for patients. During my working period, I am aware that studying at a higher level is really necessary because it can help me to develop my nursing career by giving me more advanced knowledge and skills. At the end of 2017, I heard that Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy would cooperate with Khon Kaen University in Thailand to run a Master of Nursing course. I thought that would be a great chance for me to acquire advanced knowledge and improve my English. Even though I was thinking a lot about my decision because of the expensive school fees and the fact that the curriculum was in English, I decided to continue to follow my dream thanks to the support from my family and my own desire. The course has helped me broaden my knowledge in the nursing area. The lessons from the course are both useful and interesting. I hope that when I finish the course, I can apply what I have learned by improving the process of a nursing career to my students in Vietnam, and to the medical care service for patients.  My class was lucky to be introduced to Lifestart Foundation by Hue university, and it is even luckier for us to know that every class member has a scholarship from the foundation. For me, I am really grateful to you all. My family and I are currently living in Danang. We rent a room to live with our elderly mother-in-law and my 12 month-old daughter. Since I joined the course, our financial situation is more difficult. Therefore, the scholarship money will help ease our familyโ€™s financial burden. I would like to send my sincere thanks to Ms. Karen and everyone at Lifestart Foundation for choosing me for this precious scholarship. I hope your organization will develop more and more and can help more students to pursue their dream.  Yours faithfully,
Nguyen Thi Hai
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Please click here to read more about the stories of our Masters of Nursing scholarship students:
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Duong Thi Hong Lien: http://bit.ly/3bjqd8C
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Truong Ho Ha Yen: http://bit.ly/3uVacgN
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Nguyen Thi Khanh Trang: https://bit.ly/2QllE5H
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Duong Thi Dieu Huong: https://bit.ly/3sZSRSP
๐Ÿ”ธMr. Dang Quoc Bao: https://bit.ly/3snAZAb
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Le Thi Huong Van: https://bit.ly/3voZnDd
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Nguyen Thi Duc: https://bit.ly/3oS5NsH
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Pham Thi Thuy: https://bit.ly/34lQ8Iq
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Tran Thi Vu Mai: https://bit.ly/3uVlCRa
๐Ÿ”ธMs. Vo Thi Diem Binh: https://bit.ly/3xadcG2  Liking our page or sharing and liking this post will help to spread the word.  If you like and support what Lifestart Foundation is doing across so many projects please consider a donation, joining our Monthly Members Club, or running a fundraising event for us www.lifestartfoundation.org.au  #Philanthropy #Vietnam #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation #NGO #Fundraising #Donate #Hoian #Danang #Centralvietnam #Sponsorship #Development #Sustainability

Are you interested in supporting #Lifestart_Foundation's efforts to help disadvantaged students and families in Vietnam? Why not hold a fundraiser or start a "birthday pledge page"? In lieu of your upcoming birthday gifts, you could ask for a donation to Lifestart Foundation. Your network of family and friends will be excited to support your cause on your birthday! The personal connection and selfless sacrifice of oneโ€™s birthday is a great way to give back. To set up a birthday pledge page visit us at: www.lifestartfoundation.org.au/fundraise/

A few tips on your efforts:
1. It's best to start fundraising a few months prior to your birthday to get the ball rolling
2. Choose a catchy title, "$27 for my 27th Birthday"
3. Share your reason for donating to LSF
4. Include a photo
5. Email your link to all your family and friends

For more information about our projects: www.lifestartfoundation.org.au

Liking our page or sharing and liking this post will help to spread the word.

If you like and support what Lifestart Foundation is doing across so many projects please consider a donation, joining our Monthly Members Club or running a fundraising event for us.

Visit and support our Online Store here: www.lifestartfoundation.org.au/get-involved/shop/

#Philanthropy #NGO #Vietnam #HoiAn #Danang #Centralvietnam #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation #Fundraising #Donate #Sponsorship #Development #Sustainability
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4 days ago
Are you interested in supporting #Lifestart_Foundations efforts to help disadvantaged students and families in Vietnam? Why not hold a fundraiser or start a birthday pledge page? In lieu of your upcoming birthday gifts, you could ask for a donation to Lifestart Foundation. Your network of family and friends will be excited to support your cause on your birthday! The personal connection and selfless sacrifice of oneโ€™s birthday is a great way to give back. To set up a birthday pledge page visit us at: https://www.lifestartfoundation.org.au/fundraise/  A few tips on your efforts:
1. Its best to start fundraising a few months prior to your birthday to get the ball rolling
2. Choose a catchy title, $27 for my 27th Birthday
3. Share your reason for donating to LSF
4. Include a photo
5. Email your link to all your family and friends  For more information about our projects: www.lifestartfoundation.org.au  Liking our page or sharing and liking this post will help to spread the word.  If you like and support what Lifestart Foundation is doing across so many projects please consider a donation, joining our Monthly Members Club or running a fundraising event for us.  Visit and support our Online Store here: https://www.lifestartfoundation.org.au/get-involved/shop/  #Philanthropy #NGO #Vietnam #HoiAn #Danang #Centralvietnam #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation #Fundraising #Donate #Sponsorship #Development #Sustainability
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