(VNF) - “When my father was around, he was very supportive for my work, and was very happy to witness what I had done,” that’s what shared by Susan Hammond, founder and Executive Director of War Legacies Project (WLP), whose father was a Vietnam war veteran. Susan is well-known for her strong commitment to postwar relief movements in Vietnam in over the last 20 years.
The Vietnam Cinema Association on July 12 held a ceremony to hand over a documentary on President Souphanouvong’s relations with Vietnam to the Kaysone Phonvihane Museum in Vientiane.
The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) and the city’s Vietnam – France Friendship Association (VFFA) held a gathering on July 12 celebrating the 229th anniversary of National Day of France (July 14, 1789-2018).
(VNF) - The opening workshop of the coaching skills, which is the second programme of the three-year project ‘Early intervention for children with autism’ was kick started by Saigon Children’s Charity (SCC) on July 9 at the HCMC National College of Education.
A logo design competition to celebrate the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Canada (August 21st, 1973) was launched in Hanoi on July 11st.
(VNF) - Over 500 Vietnamese with disabilities will be provided free-of-charge artificial limbs in the next five weeks, thanks to Jaipur Foot Artificial Limb Fitment Camp, a Vietnam-India joint project inagurated on July 10 in Phu Tho province.
A get-together to mark the 242nd Independence Day of the United States was held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 5th by the city's Union of Friendship Organisations and the city's Vietnam-U.S. Friendship Association.
(VNF) – Since its establishment over 20 years ago, the Committee for Foreign Non-Governmental Organizations Affairs has played a vital part in administrating and mobilizing foreign NGOs aid.
It is necessary and important for the Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation (VPDF) to rejuvenate its members, heard a meeting in Hanoi, on July 3th, to review the foundation’s work in the first six months of 2018 and outline tasks for the second half of the year.
The act of drinking tea is a key part of many of Vietnam’s social rituals and interactions. As a commodity, tea is also one of the country’s most important exports. But in recent years, unpredictable, heavy downpours and overuse of agrochemicals have led to poor quality crops, low yields and a decline in the reputation of Vietnamese tea within the global export market.
(VNF) - From the academic year 2018-2019 on, students and teachers in Ke Sach district (Soc Trang province) will be benefited by a project on School building, jointly conducted by Saigon Children's Charity (SCC) and Ree Corporation.
Founded in 1995 by Danaan Parry and Jerilyn Brusseau, PeaceTrees Vietnam was the first US organization permitted to sponsor humanitarian demining efforts in Vietnam. Over the years PeaceTrees has continued to work in mine action, while broadening the scope of its humanitarian work and remaining committed to honoring losses on all sides of the war.
Recently, Plan International Vietnam cooperates with Department of Gender Equality, Dong Anh Women’s Union, Hanoi Public Transport Management And Operation Centre and Institute for Development & Community Health LIGHT to organise the review meeting of “Safer cities for girls” project.
(VNF) – It has been 50 years since the Medical Committee Netherlands-Vietnam came into being. Throughout half a century, in war and peace, the Committee has been serving as an effective platform for the Dutch to make Vietnamese people’s life better, especially in terms of health.
ANZ and Saigon Children’s Charity CIO (Saigonchildren) has completed the Project 3E (Educate, Enrich and Employ) with the opening of Thuan Hoa 2 Primary School and Thuan Hoa Kindergarten in Long My Town, Hau Giang Province.
Angel Miguel Bastidas Gonzalez, former second Secretary at the Venezuelan Embassy to Vietnam, has won second prize of the National External Information Service Awards 2017 with his book about Vietnam.
Vietnamese artist Tran Thi Thanh Nhan, better known as Ly Nha Ky, was named the Honorary Consul of Romania in Ho Chi Minh City at a ceremony held in the city on June 26th.