Summer Projects: 2008

Indonesia

When: Monday 25 August 2008 – Saturday 6 September 2008
Location: Aceh, Indonesia

Project Indonesia aims to establish a waste management system for rural villages and increase sanitation awareness in Indonesia.

 Malaysia

When: Wednesday May 28 2008 – Sunday June 8 2008
Location: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

 Project Blog: http://sealnet.ning.com/profiles/blog/list?tag=pm08

Project Malaysia aims to increase environmental awareness in the Kota Kinabalu area and work with local youth to set up a sustainable awareness program.

The Philippines

When: Sunday 24 August 2008 – Saturday 6 September 2008
Location: Cebu, Philippines

Project Blog: http://projectphilippines08.wordpress.com/

Project Philippines aims to raise local awareness of the gastrointestinal worms issue through effective, enjoyable media which will be disseminated throughout the country.

Thailand (Water and Sanitation)

When: Sunday August 31, 2008 – Friday September 12, 2008
Location: Ban-Nong-Tong-Lim School, Nangrong District, Bureerum, Thailand

Project Thailand aims to address water shortage and sanitation issues in a school located in the northeastern part of Thailand.

 Thailand (Working with AIDS Patients)

When: Saturday August 30, 2008 – Thursday September 11, 2008
Location: Ban Home Hug, Yasotorn, Thailand

Project Thailand aims to reduce the stigma against HIV-infected children, help them regain their self confidence, and reintegrate them into their communities.

Vietnam

When: Tuesday 1 July 2008 – Saturday 12 July 2008
Location: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Project Blog: http://sealnetpv08.wordpress.com/

Project Vietnam will work on motivating and inspiring street students in Ho Chi Minh City to learn English to improve their job prospects in the hospitality and service industries. The project also aims to empower and motivate local youth to serve their own communities.