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Helmets for Kids project profiled in Singapore Management University publication


“Catalyst Asia,” a bi-annual magazine published by the Institute for Societal Leadership at Singapore Management University, profiled the principal of a Helmets for Kids project school in Udon Thani Province. Tanongsak Haprom has made helmets a mandatory…

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Thai government officials craft policy suggestions to improve speeding laws in communities


Members of the Legal Development Program (LDP) conducted a brainstorming meeting for Thai government officials that focused on developing ideas for new speeding legislation and enforcement efforts. The group discussed setting speed limits, installing signage, and…

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California high school raises $1,000 for helmet donations


This month, 18-year-old Amy Lee visited our Ho Chi Minh City office on behalf of her school in the California, U.S.A., Rolling Hills Prep and Renaissance Schools, to present the proceeds from a recent fundraiser conducted…

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Student helmet wearing rates in Southern Thailand increase by 35% over two years


Over the past two years, helmet-wearing rates at Street Wise project schools in Songkhla Province, an initiative supported by Chevron, have increased from 3% to 38%. Street Wise staff presented the program’s final evaluation results to…

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More than 400 teachers in China trained on road safety curriculum for Walk Wise school activities


AIP Foundation staff trained more than 400 teachers from the 23 Walk Wise project schools in road safety curriculum to teach their students in the coming semester. The workshop aimed to increase teachers’ understanding of the…

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Helmets for Kids expands to serving ethnic minority children in Vietnam


To increase helmet use rates of children within the provinces of Dong Nai, Gia Lai, and Quang Nam, AIP Foundation, supported by Johnson & Johnson, will provide 21 primary schools in these provinces with 5,300 high…

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AIP Foundation Deputy CEO discusses the importance of child helmet use in global webinar


Hoang Thi Na Huong, Deputy CEO of AIP Foundation, discussed the importance of child helmet use during a webinar hosted by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety as part of the “Crash Course in…

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Organic rice distributor signs on to support Helmets for Kids in Northern Thailand


The Natural Growth Co., Ltd., established a partnership with AIP Foundation to support the Helmets for Kids program at a school in the Northern Thai province of Uttaradit, which is where the company grows its crops….

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Walk Wise, supported by Chevron, expands road safety education to 23 new schools in its fifth year


Walk Wise, supported by Chevron, launched its fifth year and announced it is expanding its road safety education programs to 23 new schools in the Chuandongbei (CDB) Gas Project area in the Sichuan and Chongqing provinces…

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Ford donates 20 bicycles to students in northern Vietnam


In partnership with AIP Foundation, Ford Vietnam donated 20 bicycles and helmets to students in Hai Duong Province. Trinh Van Ngan, the company’s Plant Manager, presented the items to students from schools in Cam Giang and Nam…

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