Children in Vietnam drown at rates ten times higher than those in developed nations. On average, nine children drown every day.
Swim Vietnam trains swim teachers, builds pools, and provides free survival swimming lessons and water safety curriculum, giving Vietnamese children a skill that could save their life.
From March to September each year around 4000 children in Central Vietnam will take part in the Swim Vietnam survival swimming program in local pools. Over six weeks, they’ll learn how to swim, float and tread water. They’ll also gain essential water safety knowledge and practice safe rescue techniques.
Swim and survive programs work – rates of drowning are 90% lower in children that have completed these programs than in the general population
We’ve helped thousands, but there’s still work to do, including advising the government on a national water safety plan. With your support we can teach even more children to swim and survive.
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