Sunday, October 28, 2007

School Library and Computer-based Classroom Almost Completed

Tom is in Vietnam preparing for our Jan '08 trip. He took the picture below of the nearly completed school libary.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

"We Always Come Back" DVD from Library Project of Vietnam (LOV) Video

Last week, Chuck Theusch, one of the more significant contributor to this project gave an update at the Rotary Club of Winnetka-Northfield. During the meeting, Chuck shared with me a copy of a recent DVD they created explaining how they are helping the children through out Vietnam.

You can watch the video by clicking this link:

Friday, October 5, 2007

Special Treat: Breakfast with Mike Leonard Helping Khai Tri Kids on Oct 12th

We are thrilled to have a special opportunity for you to have breakfast with Mike Leonard on Oct. 12th at McDonald’s Hamburger University in Oak Brook, IL. Breakfast will be between 7:15 – 8:00 a.m. We are limiting breakfast to 20 people who are willing to donate $100 to Helping Khai Tri Kids. Feel free to stay to listen to Mike @ 8:30 a.m. when he presents to 300 Chicagoland Learning Leaders How To Tell Your Own Story and shares personal insight on his book The Ride of Our Lives.

Click here to make your $100 donation online and we will email a confirmation with directions to the Oct. 12th breakfast.

Construction is nearly completed and starting to focus on the interior

Our Oct. 1st update from Vietnam, construction is nearly completed and new pictures will arrive soon for sharing on this blog.

The next phase of the Helping Khai Tri Kids project will be focusing on how we can help with equipping the library. Corinne Miller is looking into the One Laptop Per Child from MIT Media Lab and Allison Rossett suggested that we contact, a foundation Nick van Dam (CLO at Deloitte) founded and is the current Chairman.

Tom will be traveling to Khai Tri later in the month to help plan for our January ’08 trip and dedication ceremony with friends from Chicago. While Tom is in Vietnam is also be helping with a 12-day medical mission (Oct. 27 - Nov 11) – Tom will be keeping busy.