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Advocates attend road safety journalism workshop

29-06-2017

During a recent workshop in Bangkok, participants in the Legal Development Program (LDP) learned about how to apply journalism techniques to advocating for road safety. They participated in media pitch exercises led by Rungthip Chotnapalai, an…

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Local stakeholders gather for helmet program year-end review meeting

28-06-2017

Fifty-seven stakeholders gathered in Dong Nai Province to discuss and reflect on the progress made through the Helmets for Kids program over the previous school year. Representatives from the local Department of Education and Training, primary schools, and…

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Helmet safety achievements featured in Federation Internationale de l’Automobile’s AUTO magazine

20-06-2017

The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile’s AUTO magazine showcased AIP Foundation’s Head Safe. Helmet On. program in a feature story in its latest edition. The helmet safety initiative was implemented in Cambodia from 2014-2016. It was supported…

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Walk Wise wraps-up fifth year, conducts evaluation in mountainous region of China

16-06-2017

Walk Wise, a road safety program focusing on a mountainous region in China, wrapped up its fifth year and consultants conducted a final evaluation of the initiative’s activities. Throughout its tenure, the program has worked with more…

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1200 helmets donated to Thai primary schools where zero students wear helmets

14-06-2017

As part of the latest stage of the Street Wise road safety program in Thailand, 1200 helmets will be donated to five primary schools where 0% of students currently wear helmets. More than 500 teachers, students,…

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Road safety advocates learn fundamentals of academic, journalistic writing to enhance storytelling skills

13-06-2017

As part of the Legal Development Program (LDP), road safety advocates learned about the fundamentals of academic and journalistic writing in order to enhance their abilities to tell stories about community issues. Members of the LDP,…

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AIP Foundation joins Ford Vietnam in Da Nang to kick off 2017 Driving Skills for Life efforts

09-06-2017

AIP Foundation joined Ford Vietnam to officially kick off the 10th year of the global Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) program in Da Nang. The program aims to have at least 1,500 drivers participate in DSFL…

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AIP Foundation receives $1 million USD grant from The UPS Foundation for two-year regional road safety program to reach nearly 15 million people

06-06-2017

AIP Foundation received a $1 million USD grant from The UPS Foundation for a new road safety program, Safety Delivered, which will be implemented in Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, and Myanmar. Safety Delivered aims to reach nearly…

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Street Wise prepares for expansion to 10 new schools in southern Thailand

02-06-2017

Teachers from the 10 new Street Wise program schools gathered to prepare for the upcoming initiative, which will provide 1,200 helmets to students in Songkhla Province. Currently, no students at the target schools wear helmets while riding on…

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