Dinh Hoa 2 - Hoa Truong - July 2006
The Sunflower Mission (SM) VN Project Coordinator, SM VN Scholarship Coordinator and SM supporters from Vietnam were at the Completion Ceremony. As usual, the students who attended the ceremony received gifts from the SM representatives.
Dinh Hoa commune is located in the remote area of Go Quao district of Kien Giang province. This commune has a large number of Khmer population and is considered to be one of the poorest commune in the area. Dinh Hoa commune has a population of over 17,000 people living on farming and related works. This commune has 15 schools and they are mainly made of bamboo and coconut leaves. Many classrooms are badly degraded and posed safety risks for the students. The Hoa Truong school has 2 classrooms and they are badly degraded. There are 6 classes which amount to about 97 students. These classes are operating in two shifts. Due to over crowding condition, there are about 30 students from this commune has to attend school in the neighboring commune, Thuy Lieu commune.