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π‘π„ππ”πˆπ‹πƒπˆππ† 𝐀𝐍 π„ππ“πˆπ‘π„ π•πˆπ‹π‹π€π†π„ 𝐈𝐍 π“π€π˜ π†πˆπ€ππ† 𝐀𝐅𝐓𝐄𝐑 π…π‹πŽπŽπƒπ’, π“π˜ππ‡πŽπŽπ 𝐀𝐍𝐃 π‹π€ππƒπ’π‹πˆπƒπ„π’
Tay Giang is a 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. Pictured in this post is the devastating aftermath of the disasters in the mountainous Tay Giang district of Quang Nam province. Stay tuned for many of our rebuilding update posts.

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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 weeks ago

π‚πŽππ†π‘π€π“π”π‹π€π“πˆπŽππ’ 𝐭𝐨 π“π‘πšπ¨ from all the team at Lifestart Foundation. We are so very proud of your achievements.

Thao has recently completed year 12 and has been accepted into Danang University of Science and Technology. She will major in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering (Vietnamese-American Advanced Training Program).

As with all of our Lifestart Foundation scholarship students, despite enormous odds stacked against them they continue to inspire us with their accomplishments.

Thao comes from a family of four, including her parents, her elder sister, and herself. Sadly, Thao’s father passed away in 2014 due to stomach cancer, leaving her mum with two children to raise alone. Since then, she has been the sole breadwinner for the family with all of the family responsibility resting on her shoulders. To make ends meet, she worked at a small noodle shop in Hoi An to support her children with their learning path and to cover their daily expenses. Fortunately, since Thao received a full Lifestart Foundation Education Scholarship in year 8, her family’s life has improved dramatically.

Thao is a diligent student and has always tried her best with her studies despite her difficult background. Each day she spent between six to seven hours at home on self-study. During her last three consecutive years at high school, Thao achieved the title of excellent student. With her excellent study results over the whole of Year 12, she was selected to go straight to University without needing to sit the University entrance examination.

We should never underestimate the importance of providing educational opportunities for young females in developing countries. Every girl who is provided with education is one less vulnerable woman of the future. The life-changing Lifestart Foundation scholarship has made Thao all the more determined to be a successful scholar and to break the poverty cycle by eventually graduating from University.

Once again, congratulations Thao on your well-deserved success. We look forward to your greater accomplishments in your study path ahead!

Click here to read more about Thao: www.facebook.com/TheLifestartFoundation/photos/a.485561648156026/1187421744636676/
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Lifestart Foundation's investment in the disadvantaged youth of Central Vietnam to date is in excess of 26 Billion VND (approx $1,500,000.00 AUD).

We are committed to breaking the poverty cycle of Central Vietnam's brightest scholars via education. Lifestart Foundation Education Scholarship Project - provides fully comprehensive scholarships through Secondary and High school and onto University.

Scholarships cover all tuition fees, books, uniforms, and the all-important extra classes. Our Year 12 Central Vietnam students need to leave home to attend University for between 4 - 6 years depending on their chosen degree, so funding for accommodation and food needs to be provided too. Scholarships are awarded to academically gifted students from very poor families.

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 weeks ago
π‚πŽππ†π‘π€π“π”π‹π€π“πˆπŽππ’ 𝐭𝐨 π“π‘πšπ¨ from all the team at Lifestart Foundation. We are so very proud of your achievements.  Thao has recently completed year 12 and has been accepted into Danang University of Science and Technology. She will major in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering (Vietnamese-American Advanced Training Program).  As with all of our Lifestart Foundation scholarship students, despite enormous odds stacked against them they continue to inspire us with their accomplishments.  Thao comes from a family of four, including her parents, her elder sister, and herself. Sadly, Thao’s father passed away in 2014 due to stomach cancer, leaving her mum with two children to raise alone. Since then, she has been the sole breadwinner for the family with all of the family responsibility resting on her shoulders. To make ends meet, she worked at a small noodle shop in Hoi An to support her children with their learning path and to cover their daily expenses. Fortunately, since Thao received a full Lifestart Foundation Education Scholarship in year 8, her family’s life has improved dramatically.  Thao is a diligent student and has always tried her best with her studies despite her difficult background. Each day she spent between six to seven hours at home on self-study. During her last three consecutive years at high school, Thao achieved the title of excellent student. With her excellent study results over the whole of Year 12, she was selected to go straight to University without needing to sit the University entrance examination.  We should never underestimate the importance of providing educational opportunities for young females in developing countries. Every girl who is provided with education is one less vulnerable woman of the future. The life-changing Lifestart Foundation scholarship has made Thao all the more determined to be a successful scholar and to break the poverty cycle by eventually graduating from University.  Once again, congratulations Thao on your well-deserved success. We look forward to your greater accomplishments in your study path ahead!  Click here to read more about Thao: https://www.facebook.com/TheLifestartFoundation/photos/a.485561648156026/1187421744636676/
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Lifestart Foundations investment in the disadvantaged youth of Central Vietnam to date is in excess of 26 Billion VND (approx $1,500,000.00 AUD).  We are committed to breaking the poverty cycle of Central Vietnams brightest scholars via education. Lifestart Foundation Education Scholarship Project - provides fully comprehensive scholarships through Secondary and High school and onto University.  Scholarships cover all tuition fees, books, uniforms, and the all-important extra classes. Our Year 12 Central Vietnam students need to leave home to attend University for between 4 - 6 years depending on their chosen degree, so funding for accommodation and food needs to be provided too. Scholarships are awarded to academically gifted students from very poor families.  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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Many congratulations Thai-so proud of your achievements x

What an achievement and what a beautiful pic

Congratulations!

Congratulations πŸ‘πŸ‘

Amazing effort and achievement

Beautiful photo ❀️

Her story is inspirational. Wish Thao will achieve more achievements in the future πŸ’—

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Lifestart Foundation raised a total of $πŸ‘πŸŽ,𝟎𝟎𝟎 during our 30-day fundraising campaign to support families affected by the deadly floods, typhoons, and landslides in late 2020. Thanks to the donations we received from generous sponsors, we have been able to help many impacted families. After distributing the urgent initial emergency supplies to help hundreds of families immediately post the disasters, the next vital step was to provide long-term sustainable aid to help these families rebuild their livelihoods.

Pictured in this post is Mr. Vien Quy Cuong’s family, who is the father of our Education Scholarship student Hieu. Both Hieu’s parents are rice farmers who rely on their meager income from farming work to support their entire family. After the floods and typhoon subsided, 400 square meters of their veggies were totally ruined and submerged under the floodwater, which made it extremely difficult for them to start over. The money donated from generous supporters has reduced their current burden and helped them to become independent again. Recently Hieu was excited to share with us that her family has just been able to reap a bountiful corn crop. You can see the images of devastation and then the bumper crop after funds were provided.

We hope that this series of updates has given our donors a glimpse of how their support has assisted families in restoring their livelihoods after the historic floods and typhoon.

To get a glimpse of how these historic natural events have impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in Central Vietnam last year, please click here: youtu.be/BAtv28GpiLQ

Read more about the latest updates from affected families who were supported with financial aid to replant crops by Lifestart Foundation and generous donors:
πŸ”ΈDieu Linh's family: bit.ly/2Tn6qPz
πŸ”ΈMy Dung's family: bit.ly/3eBudCG
πŸ”ΈHong Hieu's family: bit.ly/3eAzmLa
πŸ”ΈNgoc Tham's family: bit.ly/3eDyYLU
πŸ”ΈNhu Quynh's family: bit.ly/3rmMIA7
πŸ”ΈVinh Hieu's family: bit.ly/3rlwAPa
πŸ”ΈTuyet's family: bit.ly/36JPCW5
πŸ”ΈDuyen's family: bit.ly/3ipmHvT
πŸ”ΈKim Yen's family: bit.ly/36RvOzO

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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#Lifestart #Monthly_Members_Club - Monthly Giving: Join The Club!
- Great satisfaction.
- Convenience.
- Flexibility.
- Reduced paperwork and overhead expenses.
- Periodic updates.
- Tax Deductibility.  http://www.lifestartfoundation.org.au/donate/  Lifestart Foundation Inc. is a Deductible Gift Recipient under Australian tax law. All donations exceeding $2 are an allowable tax deduction to the donor. Donations are via Paypal and charged in AUD.  For more information about our projects: www.lifestartfoundation.org.au  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 #Vietnam #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation #NGO #Fundraising #Donate #Hoian #Danang  #Centralvietnam #Sponsorship #Development #Sustainability

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#THANKYOU for helping Lifestart Foundation to reach 4,800 Facebook likes and thank you to all of our amazing supporters, donors, and volunteers who make all of our important projects possible.

Our next goal is 4,900 likes so please help us raise awareness by liking and sharing our posts. It is an easy and simple way to help us.

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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#THANKYOU for helping Lifestart Foundation to reach 4,800 Facebook likes and thank you to all of our amazing supporters, donors, and volunteers who make all of our important projects possible.  Our next goal is 4,900 likes so please help us raise awareness by liking and sharing our posts. It is an easy and simple way to help us.  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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