About the local hosting organizationThe language center was established in 2010 by sir Thich Nhuan Tam, a monk from a local Buddhist pagoda in GoVap district, Ho Chi Minh city, in order to support young people and students who are under-privileged to have chance to learn foreign language properly. With his active dedication & contribution and many individual sponsors & volunteers, thousand of students & children have chance to learn a foreign langue for free. There are 6 language classes: French, English, German, Korean, Japanese, Chinese (From Basic/Beginning to Advance). Center opens from 8 AM to 5 PM everyday. On Saturday and Sunday, there is a class for pupils (from 6 years old to 15 years old). Teachers are international and local volunteer teachers. At the moment, there are 50 volunteer teachers and about 1.000 students. After finishing course, most of students can find a good job.
About the volunteer workvolunteers will spend time with the students and help to improve their language skill, organize games and other activities for them. Volunteers will work from 9AM-3PM, from Mon to Fri.
Local accommodationVPV’ Dormitory in Sai Gon. Shared rooms. Sleeping on bunk-bed with mattress. Showers and toilets are available. WIFI free at volunteer house. Breakfast and dinner will be prepared by volunteers. Lunch is provided at the project.
About the project locationThe dormitory is located in an urban area of Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnamese day, International day, self-organized city tour or excursions, etc.
RequirementsFor many under-privileged students, the chance to improve a foreign language, especially with a native teacher from that language is really difficult and rarely. The aim of the project is to help under-privileged students & children IN HO CHI MINH city a chance to improve foreigner language speaking & listening skill and to develop their communication skill on that language. There are 6 languages offered on the project: English, French, German, Japanese, Chinese & Korean. All courses are free.