Tra Vinh University inaugurates sports for social change 2017

 On June 28, Dr. Nguyen Tien Dung, Vice Rector of Tra Vinh University blew whistle officially inaugurating sports for social change program with the topic “Changing Lives and Encouraging Ability through Soccer”.




The summer camp took place from June 28 to July 3 at Tra Vinh University with the involvement of 144 campers in total ranging from grade 2 to grade 8.


This is the 5th year of the program taking place at Tra Vinh University and in Kandal province in Cambodia in coordination with Sarus organization.


 “We always maintain this annual activity at Tra Vinh University and Kandal province, Cambodia. This year, the program has notable features with the participation of nine TVU students, nine Cambodian students, one American student and four Sarus interns from Singapore, Bangladesh and Cambodia”, said Ms. Nguyen Phuong Thuy, Director of the sports for social change program.


Bui Tuan Khoa, a grade-3 pupil said cheerfully: “I have joined this program during two consecutive years. I feel very happy joining this program because I can both study and play through extracurricular activities. Especially, in this program, I can get opportunity to get in direct contact with foreign trainers.”


 “This camp program is very practical since it creates healthy playground for pupils and students to learn and experience new cultures, improve soccer, social and group-work skills. This is the third year I have had opportunity to work with students from three countries: Vietnam, America and Cambodia”, expressed Dong Dinh Giam, a TVU fourth-year student.


 The first part of the program closed at Tra Vinh University, followed by the second in Kandal province, Cambodia from July 4th to 16th 2017.




By Minh Nhut


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