In the morning of 9th March, 2018, DRD had a talk with Ms. Le Nguyen - Project Director, JCI’s representative (Junior Chamber International) of opportunities for cooperation to support PWDs, especially wheelchair support.
DRD and JCI’s representatives
JCI – Worlwide Federation of Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs from 18 to 40 year-old, who have the same belief: To make positive changes, people have to work side by side to improve themselves and develop a better society. Established in 1915 in the United States, JCI now has more than 120 member countries with over 6,000 facilities and more than 200,000 members (between 18 and 40 years old) who are Leaders, Entrepreneurs and Active Young Citizens.
By participating, leading and carrying out community development activities domestically and internationally, JCI members have been carrying out their social responsibilities along with improving themselves through what they’ve done. They are trying their best to become better leaders in order to build a brighter future for all. Famous JCI members include Former US President - Bill Clinton, Former UN Secretary-General - Kofi Annan, Japanese Prime Minister - Shinzo Abe, and many top national leaders as well.
Last year, JCI offered 365 wheelchairs to PWDs in Dong Thap. This year, JCI wishes to cooperate with DRD to continue to bring more opportunities to PWDs in the local area and promote the philosophy of development support that DRD pursued since its establishment.