Drowning is a big problem in Vietnam.
The Ministry of Health reports that 16 people drown every day in Vietnam, a rate which is ten times that of developed countries. Although this number is shocking, the World Health Organisation believes that this is a conservative estimate.
Drowning is the leading cause of death by injury for children in Vietnam.
There are many factors that contribute to these numbers, including:
Our mission is to provide children with survival swimming skills that could save their lives, as well as providing water safety education to help them make good choices around water, particularly when unsupervised.