Building an information support network for migrant workers - Narrow The Gap Community Program
1. Organization overview:
- Name: Social Life Institute
- Established year: 2016
- Address: 190B Tran Quang Khai, District 1, HCMC
- Representative: Nguyen Duc Loc
- Title: Research team leader
2. Project scopes:
- Location: Trung Kien II Hostel, Binh Phuoc A Quarter, Binh Chuan Ward, Thuan An, Binh Duong
- Time: 1/11/2017 - 30/5/2018
- To achieve SDGs:
+ Goal 4: Quality Education
3. Target community / beneficiaries:
Trung Kien II Inn in Binh Phuoc A Quarter, Binh Chuan Ward, Thuan An Town, Binh Duong Province has 500 rooms with 1508 migrant workers, accommodation is close to factories manufacturing shoes, wood, chemical substances and flour such as Highway Company, Phuoc An Company, Binh Thanh Company, Duc Loi Company 2
4. Target community / beneficiaries challenges:
- Lack of information about social welfare support services for themselves and their families.
- Poor spiritual life, lack of healthy and useful community activities, workers have no connection with others in the inn.
- The general regulations in the inn have not yet been agreed, leading to conflict and disunity.
1. Initiative proposal:
Main activities:
- Research and psychological counseling, support information through website
Expectation outcomes/changes:
+ Workers and innkeepers understand and use software to connect with social service support resources for workers.
+ Set up an online psychological, marriage - family, legal, financial counseling channel on software
+ Develop a set of criteria for friendly accommodation, suitable with the needs of workers and applied by 03 hostels in the area.
2. Long - term goals:
The project helps workers connect with social services and community activities. From there, improving the capacity and enhancing the ability of workers to integrate and adapt to the urban life of their families.
3: Short - term goals:
- Improve self-identity and entrepreneurship
- Connect with service providers to better support workers
- Organize community activities to improve workers' capacity

Nguyen Duc Loc - Project manager
Vu Khac Tiep - Supporter
Le Anh Vu - Project member

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