Teaching self-protection skills for blind children in Thien An Shelter - Narrow The Gap Community Program
1. Organization introduction
- Name: Thien An Shelter
- Established year: 1999
- Address: 122 Nguyen Ngoc Nhut, Tan Phu District, Ho Chi Minh City
- Representative: Nguyen Quoc Phong
- Title: President

2. Project proposal:
- Implementation period: 10/2011

Project Beneficiaries:
- 30 visually impaired children living in rural areas and small provinces are being raised in Thien An Shelter.
- The Ho Chi Minh City Sports Group with Disabilities will have more new athletes.

Project activities:
Arrange for 30 blind children being raised at the Thien An Shelter in rural and provincial regions to participate in a training program for general swimming and self-protection from water risks.

Short-term goal:
- After 4 months, 27 Thien An visually impaired children (90%) completed the Universal Swimming Training and Self-Defense Skills from water dangers (tested and certified by the District Sports Center Tan Binh).
- After 4 months, 6 children with visual impairment Thien An (20%) will continue the tradition of seniors and seniors joining the swimming team of the Ho Chi Minh City Disabled Athletes Union.

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