Our Goal

The complete mission of the organization is apparent in its name: Education for the Poor. In the course of achieving its mission and answering the needs of the poor, EFTP always tries to help students make the most of education, in addition to providing them assistance in the most effective way. EFTP constantly strives to improve its operations to best respond to the current demands of the world. In striving to do so, it plans to take advantage of the benefits that globalization offers.

Providing educational assistance is quite a demanding task and therefore it should be supported by short-term and long-term goals. EFTP has adopted the following:

Short-term goals
  • Propagate the spirit of good work ethic.
  • Send volunteers to Vietnam to teach English.
  • Set up computer centers for students to use free of charge.
  • Provide scholarships to students.
  • Provide financial assistance to centers for the handicapped.
  • Provide financial assistance to vocational centers.
  • Organize educational clubs
  • Send volunteers to Vietnam to teach Accounting
Long-term goals
  • Expand the volunteer network and programs to include other specialties besides English.
  • Help students participate in university programs through the Internet.
Educational Resources
Practice English Listening Skills
Contact Us

Education For The Poor
P.O. Box 1128
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Phone: 562.430.1729 | Email

Get Involved

You can assist us in a number of ways in helping the poor in VN:

  • Participate in our Summer English Program by becoming a volunteer teacher for five weeks.
  • Recruit qualified volunteers to serve as English teachers for our Summer Program.
  • Set Education For The Poor up as a charitable program with your company so we can receive contributions from the employees and matching donations from the company.