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Swimsafe project to save children's lives

Update: February, 25/2014 - 08:00
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QUANG NAM (VNS)— The central province of Quang Nam has approved the Swimsafe Project, funded by Swim Viet Nam, under the 2013-14 training course for children in Que Son District.

The project, with a total cost of VND251 million or US$12,000, will install mobile swimming pools and cover the cost of swimming lessons for teachers and children in schools in the mountainous district.

According to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, 1,700 kids drowned in 2012. In the first six months of last year, over 700 children drowned. — VNS


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