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THE TRI THUC MOI FUND IS A NON-POLITICAL, NON-PROFIT, CHARITABLE FUND WITH THE FOLLOWING MAIN PURPOSES

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Mission Statement

To provide educational opportunities to selected orphans and low income students of Hue, Vietnam that will enhance their ability to find respectable and dignifying employment.

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About the Fund

The Tri Thuc Moi (TTM) Fund is a non-profit fund whose primary focus is to provide training and tutoring opportunities to selected orphans from the Duc Son Orphanage and other low income students living in Hue, Vietnam. 

Huong Ho Hirsch, formerly of Hue, Vietnam and Leo Hirsch president and president of Housing Data Systems, established the TTM Fund in 2003.  

The fund is managed under the auspices of Fr. Bernard McCoy, steward of an order of Cistercian monks who's Abby is located in the country-side east of Sparta, Wisconsin.  Donations to the fund are fully tax-deductible.

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About the School

The TTM School is located in Hue, Vietnam.  It is a one-room school equipped with 15 computers.  Nguyen Van Cu, chief administrator of the school, has 8 years of teaching experience at the secondary school level.

The school offers tuition-free education to low income and orphaned children.  It provides a two year curriculum for its students to develop basic hardware and software skills using the computer.  Students who demonstrate the desire and ability to learn may to be selected to participate in other TTM programs.

Classroom hours for the TTM students are from 3 PM to 9 PM, six days a week.  Students attend classes twice each week in groups of 15.  Classes typically involve 2 hours of lecture and 4 hours of lab time.

The school administrator, Nguyen Van Cu has made special arrangements with local area colleges so every six months qualified students from the school can take a nationally recognized certification exam.  Vietnam employers recognize this exam as a valuable tool for selecting qualified employees.