January 2021 - Tan Chong Motor (Lao) Co., Ltd. (“TCML”), Sole and Exclusive Distributor for Nissan vehicles in Laos, and a subsidiary of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad (Malaysia); drive more than 250km to Mueang Med District to deliver school items for a project identified by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to be one of the poorest provinces in Vientiane province.
Group picture with the school children together with the organiser and sponsors
As the year 2021 begins with a new hope amidst the global pandemic situation, 2nd Hand World, the organiser appointed by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to seek out sponsors and assist in identifying and development towards under-develop villages has approached TCML for this admirable project.
Nissan Navara leading the 250km drives with the organiser and donation items and arriving at the destination
2nd Hand World has identified the conditions of schools in these poor villages; to be no cement floors, condition of classrooms are vulnerable to environmental disasters, sharing one whiteboard with a whole school, temporary primary school (consist of only grade 1-3), sharing a classroom consisting of students in different age and grades, no kindergarten school & inadequate materials for both teachers and students.
Conditions of the few classrooms
The visit brought enjoyment and fulfilment to the children as games and fun trivial quizzes were played and gifts were distributed with much delight from the teachers as well.
Group photo of the organiser, sponsors and representative of the school