Roofing on the terrace - Narrow The Gap Community Program
1. Organization overview:
- Name: Thien An Shelter
- Established year: 1999
- Address: 122 Nguyen Ngoc Nhut, Tan Quy Ward, Tan Phu District, HCMC
- Representative: Nguyen Quoc Phong
- Title: Manager
2. Project scopes:
- Location: Tan Phu District, Ho Chi Minh City
- Time: 4/2013 - 6/2013
3. Target community / beneficiaries:
- 30 boarding visually impaired children and 15 semi-boarding children studying at the Shelter as well as others who will come to study later.
- 9 teachers, staff, and many volunteers are working at the Shelter.

1. Initiative proposal:
The project supports MATA's roofing with heat-resistant and waterproof roofs:
- The total area of ​​front yard and backyard that needs roofing: 105 square meters
- The front yard is covered with a triangular roof, columns and arms made of zinc-coated iron 3x6 box
- The backyard is roofed with a sloping roof, columns, and arms with zinc-coated iron-purlins
- color roof, square wave
2. Goals
After roofing the roof terrace:
- MATA visually impaired children will have better health and sleep better because the bedroom is less hot
- They have a cool playground for running and playing during the day, and there is room to practice independent living subjects such as cooking, navigating, laundry ...
- Helps reduce the risk of water seepage down to the rooftop.

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