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CONGRATULATIONS Dat from all of the Lifestart Foundation team, we are very proud of your achievements.
Dat has recently completed year 12 and has been accepted into Danang University of Technology to study Information Technology. As with all of our scholarship students, despite enormous odds stacked against them they continue to inspire us with their accomplishments.

During his last three consecutive years at High School, Dat achieved the title of an excellent student.

With his excellent year 12 results, he was selected to go straight to University without needing to sit the University entrance examination.

There are 3 people in his family, his elderly grandmother who is too old to work and his father who is a farmer and his health is not good.

You can read more about Dat in a previous post here:
www.facebook.com/TheLifestartFoundation/photos/a.485561648156026.105984.310107192368140/936242516...

Lifestart Foundations investment in the disadvantaged youth of Central Vietnam to date is in excess of 16 Billion vnd (approx $1,000,000.00 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 to 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.

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 #HoiAn #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation
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CONGRATULATIONS Dat from all of the Lifestart Foundation team, we are very proud of your achievements.
Dat has recently completed year 12 and has been accepted into Danang University of Technology to study Information Technology. As with all of our scholarship students, despite enormous odds stacked against them they continue to inspire us with their accomplishments.  During his last three consecutive years at High School, Dat achieved the title of an excellent student. 
With his excellent year 12 results, he was selected to go straight to University without needing to sit the University entrance examination. 
There are 3 people in his family, his elderly grandmother who is too old to work and his father who is a farmer and his health is not good. 
You can read more about Dat in a previous post here:
https://www.facebook.com/TheLifestartFoundation/photos/a.485561648156026.105984.310107192368140/936242516421268/?type=3&theater  Lifestart Foundations investment in the disadvantaged youth of Central Vietnam to date is in excess of 16 Billion vnd (approx $1,000,000.00 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 to 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.  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 #HoiAn #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation

#THANKYOU for helping Lifestart Foundation to reach 3,900 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 4,000 likes so please help us raise awareness by liking and sharing our posts. It is an easy and simple way to help us.
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. There are lots of ideas on our website or contact us to have a talk about it. www.lifestartfoundation.org.au
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#THANKYOU for helping Lifestart Foundation to reach 3,900 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 4,000 likes so please help us raise awareness by liking and sharing our posts. It is an easy and simple way to help us.
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. There are lots of ideas on our website or contact us to have a talk about it. www.lifestartfoundation.org.au

I have just returned from yet another humbling trip to Hue, where we awarded 28 new medical scholarships to an amazing and inspiring group of students at The Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy. This round of scholarships totaled $125,000.00 usd. (approx. $185,000 aud)

The scholarships included 13 General Medicine Scholarships and 15 Master of Nursing Scholarships. There are plenty of inspirational stories about our latest recipients to follow but suffice to say that it is our scholarship students both past and present who continue to motivate and inspire me beyond words.

Just to paint the picture of some of the hardship they face:
- most do not have enough money to eat enough and survive on as little as 20,000 vnd (approx $1) per day for food. In addition to all tuition costs and books, their full Lifestart Foundation scholarship provides them with a food allowance which enables them to have a balanced nutritious daily diet.
- most are studying medicine without the use of a Laptop and complete their studies on a phone!
We provided these students with new Dell Laptops which will see them through to the end of their degree.

- The Master of Nursing students travel 36 hours one way by bus to attend their International studies. Many have from 200 - 900 nurses under them - so the ripple effect will be enormous.
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I have just returned from yet another humbling trip to Hue, where we awarded 28 new medical scholarships to an amazing and inspiring group of students at The Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy. This round of scholarships totaled $125,000.00 usd. (approx. $185,000 aud)  The scholarships included 13 General Medicine Scholarships and 15 Master of Nursing Scholarships. There are plenty of inspirational stories about our latest recipients to follow but suffice to say that it is our scholarship students both past and present who continue to motivate and inspire me beyond words.  Just to paint the picture of some of the hardship they face:
- most do not have enough money to eat enough and survive on as little as 20,000 vnd (approx $1) per day for food. In addition to all tuition costs and books, their full Lifestart Foundation scholarship provides them with a food allowance which enables them to have a balanced nutritious daily diet.
- most are studying medicine without the use of a Laptop and complete their studies on a phone!
We provided these students with new Dell Laptops which will see them through to the end of their degree. 
- The Master of Nursing students travel 36 hours one way by bus to attend their International studies. Many have from 200 - 900 nurses under them  - so the ripple effect will be enormous.Image attachment

 

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Thank you for the work you do helping those amazing students 🙂

Congratulations to all of you.

That is fantastic, Karen. Great work.

Good stuff - considering how much upgrading of Vietnamese medical practice still needs to occur, it's great to see so many young people getting involved in an area which is not so well paid for many. As you said, Karen Leonard , the ripple effect should pay off into the future. Well done, Karen and Lifestart Foundation (y)

Congratulations to each one of these dedicated students and Lifestart Foundation & Karen, & Staff, you must be so proud & excited 🙏 well done all

Congratulations Karen and Lifestart Foundation on the wonderful job you are doing in supporting people in Vietnam I am sure the ripple effect will be so positive

Congratulations to all of you, so many sacrifices, time far from beloved, time spent in Medical center, time with patients. 💪

amazing work....i remember when i first got involved with you and Lifestart back in 2004...thank you Karen Leonard

A pity our Federal Government has cut Overseas Aid by $14.1 Billion dollars Aus but can spend $150 million on some moon project!

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CONGRATULATIONS Dung from all of the Lifestart Foundation Team. We are very proud of your achievement. It's that time of year, where our Year 12 scholarship students have successfully graduated and have now commenced 1st-year University studies. We hope you enjoy hearing about their chosen career paths.

Dung recently completed Year 12 and was accepted into the Danang University of Foreign Languages majoring in English. She is the first in her family to attend University.
In her final three consecutive years of High School, she achieved the title of an excellent student.

Every disadvantaged female from a poor family who is afforded an education will break the poverty cycle and will have the risk of being trafficked removed.

There are 6 people in Dung's family. Her grandfather is elderly and is not able to work and her parents are farmers. She has 2 younger sisters, one of her younger sisters is in year 11 and one is in year 3.

You can read more about Dung in a previous post here:
www.facebook.com/TheLifestartFoundation/publishing_tools/?section=PUBLISHED_POSTS&sort[0]=published_time_descending


Lifestart Foundation's investment in the disadvantaged youth of Central Vietnam to date is in excess of 16 Billion vnd (approx $1,000,000.00 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 to 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.

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 #HoiAn #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation
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CONGRATULATIONS Dung from all of the Lifestart Foundation Team. We are very proud of your achievement. Its that time of year, where our Year 12 scholarship students have successfully graduated and have now commenced 1st-year University studies. We hope you enjoy hearing about their chosen career paths.  Dung recently completed Year 12 and was accepted into the Danang University of Foreign Languages majoring in English. She is the first in her family to attend University.
In her final three consecutive years of High School, she achieved the title of an excellent student.  Every disadvantaged female from a poor family who is afforded an education will break the poverty cycle and will have the risk of being trafficked removed. 
There are 6 people in Dungs family. Her grandfather is elderly and is not able to work and her parents are farmers. She has 2 younger sisters, one of her younger sisters is in year 11 and one is in year 3.  You can read more about Dung in a previous post here:
https://www.facebook.com/TheLifestartFoundation/publishing_tools/?section=PUBLISHED_POSTS&sort[0]=published_time_descending  Lifestart Foundations investment in the disadvantaged youth of Central Vietnam to date is in excess of 16 Billion vnd (approx $1,000,000.00 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 to 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.  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 #HoiAn #Charity #Education #Scholarships #Donation

 

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Congratulations! Good luck in the future.

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