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30 days volunteering for love
16/08/2021 childfund2020

30 days volunteering for love

After a trip to visit his family in Sai Gon, Mr. Dinh Xuan Lam, Technical Officer of ChildFund Vietnam’s Clean Water and Sanitation Project (WASH) could not return to Hanoi as the city is under lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. He had to stay and continue his busy project work at ChildFund remotely. More…
Bringing the world to a small village in Vietnam

Bringing the world to a small village in Vietnam

Sixteen-year-old Diep lives in a village in northern Vietnam. When she began school more than a decade ago, teachers relied on textbooks for sharing knowledge.  There were no computers in…
Better schools for a better future of children

Better schools for a better future of children

In many ways Anh (pictured above) is like many eight-year-old girls: she loves playing with friends and with her toys, and she enjoys reading. When she grows up, she wants…
Four female leaders to inspire you on International Women’s Day
08/03/2021 childfund2020

Four female leaders to inspire you on International Women’s Day

At ChildFund, we believe that gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but critical if we are to reduce poverty and advance the rights of girls and boys. On International Women’s Day, we wanted to highlight a few of the inspirational girls and women we are lucky to work alongside. Lien, Country Director, ChildFund Vietnam Lien grew up in a poor…
25 years creating positive changes for children and communities

25 years creating positive changes for children and communities

I made my first visit to Vietnam early in 2006, soon after I started as CEO of ChildFund Australia. Back then, the dusty highway from the old Hanoi airport seemed…
When schools flourish, all flourish

When schools flourish, all flourish

In the middle of a mountainous area in Tan Lac district, kilometres away from the main road, stands the new Khieng branch of Phu Cuong preschool. Seeing it, no one…
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