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Featured Student: Le Thi Mery

Growing up in the Quang Tri region of Vietnam, 14-year-old Le Thi Mery has been met with hardship with the loss of her mother and father.
Left with her two older brothers, Mery is a diligent student in school although she is visually impaired. Mery is excellent in English and music, maintaining a bright smile and positive outlook as she enters the 8th grade. She has participated in music competitions and won a number of awards. Mery's persistence in finding passion and hope in her life in spite of the many obstacles put before her, physically and emotionally. Her future aspirations include attending college and studying English.

Students like Mery are supported by the Dove Fund.
Since 2000, The D.O.V.E. Fund has funded the construction of over 40 schools throughout Vietnam. The Development of Vietnam Endeavors (D.O.V.E.) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of Vietnam veterans, Rotarians and concerned citizens that are dedicated to rebuilding Vietnam and improving the lives of those in the most impoverished areas. The scholarship program, started in 2000 has benefited hundreds of Vietnamese students from grade school to college.

To support students like Mery, donate to the D.O.V.E. Fund today!


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