FUN TIMES: A group of Stieng ethnic minority children take part in outdoor activities with the volunteer group during their trip to Vũng Tàu Beach last July. Photos courtesy of Nguyễn Tú Anh By Khánh Linh For Nguyễn Tú Anh, books are everything. In his hundred-square-metre rented house in HCM City, books can be found literally everywhere. They line metal shelves from floor to ceiling, with stacks piled up on the floor waiting to be classified. Stashed between the shelves are boxes of neatly packed children’s books. These boxes will be sent to schools in remote mountainous villages for ethnic children next month. Anh, 35, is a co-founder of the Chủ Nhật Yêu Thương (Beloved Sunday) volunteer group in HCM City. He, together with his fellow volunteers, spends every Sunday purchasing children’s books, then classifying, packing and sending them to remote areas. With the hope of cultivating and maintaining a reading habit among ethnic children, Anh and his team have been dedicated to their work for more than 13 years. “My goal is to bring as many books as possible to children in remote and impoverished areas across the country. This year’s target is one million books,” he said. “Already this year, more than 25,000… Read full this story
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