Success stories
Nga is 33 years-old and a rugby coach with ChildFund Pass It Back. Like many of our female coaches in Vietnam, she is also a mother. What is unusual about Nga’s situation though, is that she is the first coach to see her daughter follow in her footsteps.
Viet was nine years old when ChildFund Vietnam started sponsorship in his small village in Bac Kan province in the country’s northeast.
ChildFund Vietnam has been helping schools transform their playgrounds, gardens and classrooms using recyclable materials.
“The most important thing about a project is the villagers’ participation. If they can be involved in all steps from raising ideas about specific needs, designing the project model to address the problem and monitoring and evaluating the implementation of activities, they will be more responsible to protect it and use the water more effectively,” said Quang, a village leader and a member of the water supply system operation group.
Some of Ha Dinh’s earliest memories are of walking through the rough, muddy streets of rural neighbourhoods in northern Vietnam.