Feeding Communities Together

Be part of Laguna Lăng Cô’s effort in giving back to the community !

As part of Banyan Tree Group’s Stay For Good platform, at the same time with other Banyan Tree hotels and resorts in the world, Laguna Lăng Cô organizes the Feeding Communities Together day in October each year in conjunction with World Food Day. In which, every guest room night at the resort during the week of World Food Day was turned into one nutritious meal for the local community.

2017

Date: 17th – 20th Oct, 2017

Location: Loc Thuy and Loc Tien communes

Feeding Community Together 2017 (17th - 20th Oct) consists of 3 day activities, targeting to enhance 410 local people and children in Loc Thuy and Loc Tien communities through achieving food security, improving nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture, accomplished joyfully with the strong companion and support from our Laguna Lăng Cô management & associates, suppliers and relative local governments.

Achievement

DAY 1

17th October | Training of sustainable rice farming to local farmer

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40 local farmers from Loc Thuy commune was invited to Laguna Lăng Cô for the training of sustainable rice farming on 17th Oct 2017. The activity day ended with a friendly lunch and site tour to Laguna Lăng Cô Organic farm where our local farmers were able to experience the way to develop organic farming.

DAY 2

19th October | Nutritional meal consult and Cooking exchange

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A special nutritional meal consulting session was conducted for 50 kindergarten teachers and the disadvantaged families by the help of Ms Kim An Dam - the Master of Medical Social Work, Dean of Faculty of Nursing department, Da nang university of Medical Technology and Pharmacy. Moreover, participants had opportunity to enhance their cooking technique and apply the knowledge of learned nutritional meal training through the short cooking show by Mr Heshan Peris - Laguna Lăng Cô Executive Chef and cooking exchange which used inexpensive local raw material as the source of ingredients.

Volunteers had join hand for delivering 170 healthy lunch portions to children/teachers at Loc Tien kindergarten at the end of the event.

DAY 3

20th Oct | Feeding to the local patients

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With the support from our LLC associates and representative of Chan May hospital, 150 nutritional lunch potions (congee, banana, milk) were delivered to patients, families and doctors/nurses at Chan May hospital along with gift set of clothes/slippers. Following that, the joyful music performance from our associates really marked the interesting day for both volunteers and patients in the hospital.

2016

Date: 14th October 2016

Location: Nuoc Ngot Social Protection Center

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The feeding day was conducted with various games and lovely performance by the students at center. A proper hand – washing training was conducted to raise awareness and provide action to prevent a range of diseases.

Achievement

220 nutritional meal and gift were served to local people and children in the center

2015

Date: 18th October 2015

Location: Phu Loc Hospital

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On the feeding day 2015, Laguna Lăng Cô resort’s staff volunteered to deliver healthy and nutritious lunch portions to the patients and families at the local Phu Loc Hospital - the main hospital of Phu Loc District support for patients from nearby poor towns and villages where Laguna Lăng Cô was located.

The Feeding Communities lunch pack included nutritious hot beef and vegetable congee, bananas, and milk.

Achievement

200 nutritious lunch packs served to patients and families by Laguna Lăng Cô resort’s staffs

2014

Date: 16-18h October 2014

Location: Laguna Lăng Cô, Physical Rehabilitation Centre for Underprivileged and Disabled Children in Phu Loc district, Hoi An Social Shelter for the Homeless Elderly

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October 16th opens the initiative with local farmers from Loc Vinh commune coming in to Laguna Lăng Cô’s Organic Farm for a friendly lunch and a session of experience sharing with hands-on farming activities. The day is a show of appreciation for local farmers, strengthening the link between the resort and local families who will continue to develop organic farming in the region for better economic development.

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On October 17th, guests and resort associates visit the Nuoc Ngot social protection center for Underprivileged and Disabled Children in Phu Loc district. Not just a chance to provide nutritious meals for underprivileged local children, the day also brings hours of fun and games to over 80 children in the centre’s schoolyard, with playful guidance for healthy eating and living.

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Hoi An Social Shelter for the Homeless Elderly is Laguna Lăng Cô’s third destination on October 18th. The day is organized with the help of associates from Seedlings – Laguna Lăng Cô’s first restaurant in Hoi An under Banyan Tree’s mentorship programme with the aim to provide training and job opportunities for disadvantaged local youths. Giving back to the community, these Seedlings youths and hotel volunteers provide a delicious and healthy lunch for over 100 local senior citizens at the shelter.