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Vietnam schools make recycling child’s play
16/06/2020 adminchildfund

Vietnam schools make recycling child’s play

ChildFund Vietnam has been helping schools transform their playgrounds, gardens and classrooms using recyclable materials. In Bac Kan province, in northern Vietnam, 10 new school playgrounds have been built and decorated using old plastics and tyres, providing more than 1000 children with safe and inspiring places to learn and play. At Quang Phong school, for…
Self-sustainability for the water access

Self-sustainability for the water access

“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…
Ha reflects on two decades helping children in Vietnam

Ha reflects on two decades helping children in Vietnam

Some of Ha Dinh’s earliest memories are of walking through the rough, muddy streets of rural neighbourhoods in northern Vietnam. It was rare to see a paved footpath or a…
Progress through the eyes of a sponsorship volunteer
16/06/2020 adminchildfund

Progress through the eyes of a sponsorship volunteer

Writing letters builds friendships, self-esteem and basic literacy for children, and keeps sponsors in touch with their lives and progress. A complete exchange of letters takes about 16 weeks (six to eight weeks each way). This time allows for translation and transportation to and from the child, who may live in a remote area. We…
Prioritising maternal healthcare in rural Vietnam

Prioritising maternal healthcare in rural Vietnam

In 2010, ChildFund Vietnam helped to build a much-needed health centre in rural Bach Thong District. Seven years on, the eight-room health centre now provides services to around 500 patients…
Putting the children at heart

Putting the children at heart

Changes in teaching methodology have brought back positive outcomes for both teachers and students of Don Phong primary school in Bac Kan. On celebration of Vietnamese Teachers’ Day, let’s enjoy…