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Helmets for Kids expands to Bangkok with UPS donation of 3,200 helmets

21-08-2014

The Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, supported by The UPS Foundation, has commenced the expansion of the Helmets for Kids program to Bangkok with an additional donation of over 3,200 helmets to students and teachers. The donation is…

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Greig Craft, President of AIP Foundation, meets with senior Cambodia government officials

21-08-2014

A delegation from AIP Foundation led by Mr. Greig Craft, President of AIP Foundation, met with several senior government officials in Phnom Penh in late August 2014 to introduce the “Head Safe. Helmet On.” project to the…

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USAID visits AIP Foundation in Cambodia

21-08-2014

On August 21, members from USAID-DIV in Washington, D.C. visited Cambodia to learn about the “Head Safe. Helmet On.” project. With support from USAID, AIP Foundation aims to increase passenger helmet use in targeted communes and…

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Government approves new traffic law

16-08-2014

The Council of Ministers on Friday, August 15, approved a new draft traffic law aimed at improving the safety of Cambodia’s notoriously dangerous roads, with only legislative approval standing in the way of the bill being…

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AIP Foundation launch online pledge campaign to mandate the Cambodian passenger—including child—helmet law

15-08-2014

The Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, supported by The UPS Foundation, has launched a global internet campaign to collect ten thousand pledges in support of the motorcycle passenger—including child—helmet law in Cambodia. The campaign is one…

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Australian Ambassador visits AIP Foundation’s Protec Tropical Helmet Factory

12-08-2014

On 12 August 2014, Australian Ambassador Hugh Borrowman visited the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation and the Protec Tropical Helmet Factory in Soc Son, Hanoi. “The Foundation has made great contributions to road traffic safety in…

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AIP Foundation partners with Ford to improve driving behaviors in Vietnam

10-08-2014

As part of AIP Foundation’s partnership with Ford Vietnam, AIP Foundation invited trainees to attend Ford’s Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) training program, held August 9 and 10 in Hanoi. The DSFL program aims to address…

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AIP Foundation and USAID partner to save Cambodia millions of dollars

08-08-2014

The nonprofit organization Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation has been awarded US$635,993 by the Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The grant, which supports social impact and improved…

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Hanoi police to check quality of bike helmets

05-08-2014

The Hanoi People’s Committee has asked the municipal Traffic Safety Committee to conduct a helmet inspection campaign alongside local police. Inspectors will check trading certificates, bills and receipts belonging to helmet vendors and importers, and examine…

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Low-income students receive over 200 helmets from Helmets for Kids and The Rotary Club of Bangkok South

04-08-2014

On August 4, the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, with support from The Rotary Club of Bangkok South, donated over 200 helmets to students in Huai Khwang District, Bangkok. Four child development centers received much needed…

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