Roadmonkey, a California based philanthropic
adventure travel company, and Catalyst Foundation have joined forces
to build a house in Vietnam!
|| Meet two orphaned girls (12 and 9 years old) who
with their uncle live in in a tiny shanty in Rach Gia.
The girls' parents both died of cancer, leaving the them homeless
until the uncle took them in.
The Roadmonkey team in October 2011 will build a home for for
View a YouTube
interview recorded in their current home.
"I am Nguyen Hue, 6th grade 11 years. My younger sister
is in 4th grade. My uncle is 39 years old, and he works
on the street (finding work when he can).
I lost my dad when I was 2 years old, and my mother died
This is my house. We rent this house, it costs 400,000 (month).
How would you like Catalyst to help you?
I would like a house."
is a philanthropic organization which combines a challenging adventure
with a hands-on volunteer project that offers a transformative international
experience. Travelers visiting Vietnam will directly contribute to the
welfare of the local people. For
more information on the trip click here.
For more information on Roadmonkey visit their website
Participants in the Roadmonkey October 2011
program can make tax-deductible donations by mail or via the internet.
Donations can be sent by check or via the internet.
to the Roadmonkey Vietnam Project.
Make checks payable to "Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
" and in a note or on the "memo" line
put - "Roadmonkey Vietnam Project."
Be sure to identify the participant you are supporting!
Mail donations to:
Generosity in Action
c/o Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
1222 Preservation Park Way
Oakland, CA 94612-1201
To make a donation via the internet - click here
Roadmonkey Vietnam Project
once at PVF/Donate page, locate the section "Designated Funds"
- click the button for "Generosity in Action" - and in
the text box just below specify "Roadmonkey Vietnam Project"
and the name of the participant you are supporting. (Example:
Vietnam Project - John Smith)
There is a 3% administrative fee for internet transactions
in Action is a designated fund at Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
a 501(c)3 Public Charity. Click here for more information about Philanthropic