Renaissance International School donates $10,400 to disadvantaged

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 15:40

The 10th anniversary ceremony of the school. — VNS Photo Thu Ngan

The Renaissance International School has raised $10,400 to support the international NGO Habitat for Humanity, which builds homes for poor families.

The money, which was raised as part of the school’s 10th anniversary celebration.

Throughout the year, students had also raised $1,900, taking the total to $12,300, inclusive of the board’s match.

This money will allow Habitat for Humanity to build four or five homes for families in need in the provinces, and the school’s students will help build the houses.

This is the second year that Habitat for Humanity has helped transform lives of less fortunate families.

Last year, the Renaissance school community raised $8,000, which was then matched by the board, taking the total to $16,000. In addition, the schools’ students travelled to Chợ Gạo – Tiền Giang to help build five houses funded by donations.

The Renaissance International School is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (2017) and is inspected by British Schools Overseas (2016).

The school offers a special language programme whereby students can take Korean or Mandarin as their first language, and French, Vietnamese or English as their second language. — VNS

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