Children eating at Vietnam Daycare

Full Tummies, Full Minds

Because of Holt donors, 90 children receive free lunch at preschool. 

When a preschool opened in an impoverished village in Vietnam a few years ago, everyone thought it would be a huge success. 

But soon after opening, most parents pulled their children out because they couldn’t afford to pay for school lunch. And the parents couldn’t afford to give their children much at home either, maybe just a small bowl of rice. 

So these 3- and 4-year-olds were missing out on an important early education and remaining malnourished. 

Children eating at Vietnam Daycare

That’s when you stepped in! Thanks to your support, every child now gets a warm nutritious meal each day and a glass of milk. As well as a healthy afternoon snack. 

At the beginning of last school year, 27 children suffered from malnutrition. But by the end of the year only five children still suffered, and we’ll continue to work with them until they’re healthy. 

Demand for this preschool got so great that parents came from everywhere to try and enroll their children! This year, over 90 children will attend. 

You’re giving these children food to fill their empty tummies. 

And you’re also opening the door for the children to go to school, and filling their minds as well. Thank you! 

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Feed a Hungry Child

Take away a child’s hunger with lifesaving food. Your gift of an emergency food kit of grains and powdered milk, infant formula for malnourished babies, or free lunch at a Holt-supported school or daycare will help a child overcome hunger to grow healthy and strong.

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