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ChildFund Pass It Back Coach Ha uses her skills to protect her community
17/11/2020 childfund2020

ChildFund Pass It Back Coach Ha uses her skills to protect her community

Ha is a ChildFund Pass It Back coach in Hoa Binh, Vietnam, and a trained community-based health officer at her commune.  As a coach, Ha provides a range of learning opportunities to young people in her community, covering subjects such as problem-solving, gender equity, conflict-resolution and planning for the future. She is also responsible for…
Canals pave the way for our production

Canals pave the way for our production

Nhung recalls her memory to share her farming in early 2000 when she’s just moved in to live with her husband’s family. “We had the same land ever since our…
Mobilising parents and teachers for child-friendly schools

Mobilising parents and teachers for child-friendly schools

Ly has been working as the head master of Ha Vi preschool since 2008. She stops sweeping in order to welcome us to her school. “Every single morning, together we…
Out of the house and onto the pitch
17/11/2020 childfund2020

Out of the house and onto the pitch

For many young girls and women living in rural Vietnam, participation in sport is unheard of – particularly after marriage and childbirth. But Lan is breaking this mold and inspiring a new generation of girls and young women. Lan is 22 years old and comes from a small village in Hoa Binh, a mountainous province…
Food shortages are a thing of the past

Food shortages are a thing of the past

“Things have changed a lot in the last 10 years,” says Dam, a farmer and member of the women’s union in Ha Vi, Bac Kan. “Back then, we used to…
Cow bank scheme gives hopes to families

Cow bank scheme gives hopes to families

Just like many families in Hoa Binh, Vietnam, six-year-old Hiep’s family were trying to survive on little more than a dollar a day. Hiep’s family is one of the poorest…
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