• Location: Tua Chua district
  • Status (updated): FUNDING
  • Goal: USD 65,000

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Background Information

Sinh Phinh commune is an impoverished commune in Tua Chua district. The commune's topography is complicated and treacherous to drive, especially in the rainy season. The commune has 1331 households with 7049 people. In 2022, poor households are 852/1331 households, accounting for 64%. The main income is from farming 

The commune has 4 educational units: 1 kindergarten, 2 primary schools, and 1 secondary school

Sinh Phinh 2 primary school

Sinh Phinh 2 School was established in 2010.  The school is 17 km from the district center. 

The total number of teachers and staff is 31 people (Teachers: 26; Staff: 05). There are 307 students in the school year 2022- 2023, in which 216 are boarding children. The following school year it is 270 boarding children. In compliance with the national education program, students from remote school sites will be gathered at a central site to access English and computer training programs. This resulted in a significant increase in the number of boarding students in the following year.

100% of students are Hmong. The number of students from poor households accounted for 57%

Concerning facilities, the school includes: 

  • 17 classrooms: 6 permanent, 5 semi-permanent, and 6 temporary
  • Temporary toilets
  • 01 kitchen + dining room. The dining room is used for multiple functions:  dining room, classroom, and student union meeting room
  • 02 temporary boarding rooms for 216 students. 4 -6 students on a bed, The boarding students live 4 -12 km far from the school
  • 4- compartment toilet but insufficient showers. Thus, boarding students take shower at people’s houses nearby.

Needs for construction/ repair

New construction: a new boarding area includes:

  • 06 new boarding rooms
  • Showers rooms
  • Dining area

1. Original condition

Temporary boarding rooms for 216 students

Kitchen and dining room

4 compartment toilet

semi-permanent classroom
temporary classroom