From 11/24/2012 to 7/12/2012, ECO Vietnam Group (EVG) successfully collaborated with the Saint ‘Andrew Junior College (SAJC), Singapore in implementing projects Bee Steady at Gia Bac Commune, Di Linh District, Lam Dong Province. In just two short weeks, with the wholeheartedness and the desire to dedicate youth to community, nearly 30 volunteers (VLT) come from Vietnam and Singapore helped people in the underprivileged highlands. Through those activities, they could accumulate a lot of experience for themselves.
On the morning of 24/11, the Vietnamese volunteers met and got acquainted with the Singaporean volunteers in an atmosphere of fun and friendliness.
Carrying out this project, the volunteers had to habituate themselves to a lot of difficulties and strenuousness of a builder like bellying bricks, mixing cement, bricking … In spite of the first moments when they were still like a fish out of water, all volunteers worked very hard and did not afraid of the serve weather conditions to complete ECO Love House.
Also in that series of activities, the volunteers had the opportunity to get closer to the children of the poor Gia Bac through a variety of activities such as teaching to widen children’s knowledge here or holding the event at the Library to give the children a chance to play together.
Summing up the trip, with the heart of youth and the enthusiasm for dedicating to the community, the volunteers left Gia Bac the work doing with the affection. Although those contributions were small, it has took part in building and developing sustainably this area.
Although everybody parted the Gia Bac highlands, they will never forget the beautiful crystallization from friendship, from the memories having in this trip. The time in Gia Bac is short but what the volunteers did will forever exist in Gia Bac. Someone said that “Time is not measured by the period that you live but by the experience that you went through.” So please come and enrich your time with EVG!