Proof Positivity: Global Community Service Foundation

Global Community Service Foundation (GCSF) is a 501 (c) (3) public charitable organization. In 1994, after witnessing the extreme deprivation and hardships in Southeast Asia, Marcia Selva, concerned friends and fellow travelers created a non-profit organization, focused on Viet Nam.”

Da Nang is Vietnam’s third largest city. While the area is growing they are facing over population, unemployment and lack of proper housing. There has been a rise in disease for children including AIDS/HIV.

“Da Nang Street Children’s Program has five houses which are home to over 150 children. It also has a safe house, vocational training center, and a school for children whose parents work in the local garbage dump.” For house number two GCSF plans on raising $35,000 To Build expansions to give the children privacy.

This Foundation has helped the blind, children with special needs, building a school for kindergartners, giving information for AIDS/ HIV, they have given scholarships for vocational training in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).

They have helped out the cyclone victims in Burma/ Myanmar. In Cambodia you can help out an orphanage or help purchase books for a school. In Thailand you can help provide educational resources concerning AIDS/ HIV. You can help fund a home for people who are taking care of elephants in a sanctuary. The opportunities for serving the world are endless.

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