On the morning of September 13rd, the Mat Ngot Library project for children in the mountainous areas – the champion of 2021 INSEE Prize, was officially started at Phuoc Tan A Primary School, Ma Ty village, Bac Ai district, Ninh Thuan province with the participation of INSEE Vietnam, representatives of the local authorities and the School Board of Directors.
The groundbreaking ceremony of Mat Ngot that was attended by INSEE Vietnam Company, representatives of the Economic Department of Bac Ai District, representatives of the authorities of Phuoc Tan Commune, the Board of Directors of Phuoc Tan A Primary School and the group of students – the owners of the Mat Ngot - Library for children in mountainous areas, was successfully organized. This library is inspired by a Jewish way of teaching young children to be more interested in books by dripping honey on books, thus drawing their attention to discovering the vast treasure of knowledge. The project had been built by a group of students from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology - Vietnam National University and was excellently won the Championship award of the 2021 INSEE Prize. This construction is expected to bring a safe and sustainable playing and learning space for the pupils in mountainous areas, partly contributing to the goal of developing educational facilities and improving the well-being of the community here.
Picture 1: GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY OF "MAT NGOT" PROJECT – A LIBRARY FOR CHILDREN IN MOUNTAINOUS AREAS
In the exciting atmosphere of the groundbreaking ceremony, Ms. Dang Thi Ly – the Principal of Phuoc Tan A Primary School gave a short speech in this special event: "To me, the Mat Ngot library project is a very meaningful gift, helping the pupils at this school have closer access to the so-called "valuable spiritual food” – books, besides studying at school, and also is one of the companions with children on the journey of sowing seeds of knowledge.”
With a great deal of effort made by INSEE Vietnam and partners including: Kingspan Company Limited, Western Refrigeration Electric Company Limited (Western), Nippon Paint Vietnam Company Limited, GreenViet Green Building Consultancy Company Limited, Vietnam Green Building Council (VGBC), Bridgestone Tire Sales Vietnam LLC, R.E.E Electric Appliances Joint Stock Company and CONWOOD Vietnam, the project has initially been actualized, giving a reading place with adequate facilities & books suitable for the children and extracurricular activities.
Picture 2: GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY OF "MAT NGOT" PROJECT – A LIBRARY FOR CHILDREN IN MOUNTAINOUS AREAS HAS BEEN ORGANIZED SUCCESSFULLY
The dream project named “Mat Ngot” - Library for children in mountainous areas at Phuoc Tan A Primary School is coming true and the pupils here will have a sustainable space to cultivate knowledge and to carry out other meaningful extracurricular activities. INSEE will constantly strive to bring together such activities to develop and improve the quality of the community’s life in parallel to its production and business activities, in accordance with the brand philosophy of "Build For Life" that the Company has set.
The INSEE Prize contest is organized for the purpose of providing a scientific playground for students majoring in Construction and Environment to apply the knowledge they have learned to sustainable projects in practice, bringing real value to the community as well as having more experience and background knowledge to support them on their future career. Over the past14 years of organization, INSEE Prize has directly invested more than VND 3.2 billion and called for more than VND 10 billion from partners during the execution period of 08 projects in reality, with more than 5,000 beneficiaries nationwide.