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Overseas alumni launch program to connect, assist Vietnamese fledglings

Friday, March 27, 2015, 18:33 GMT+7

Overseas Vietnamese alumni and students have launched a program to mobilize expert assistance in career orientation and other areas and offer it to their peers at home.

The “Pro Bono Program” was jointly introduced in early January by the Association of Vietnamese Students and Professionals in the United States (AVSPUS), the Vietnam-U.S. Alumni Club in Hanoi, and the U.S. Alumni Club in Ho Chi Minh City.

The program is set to officially kick off online next month. The Latin term “pro bono” means done or undertaken for the public good without any payment or compensation, according to Encarta Dictionary.

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