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Clean water to Ha Vinh Village

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

VNHELP’s Executive Director, Thu Do, attended the opening ceremony of the water filtration plant in Ha Vinh Village, Ha Trung District, Thanh Hoa Province on Friday, Feb 26, 2016. Thu also visited many beneficiary’s homes to see people enjoyed the crystal clear water right at their home. The entire water system includes wells, many function tanks, water tower, machine room, main pipeline network, and mini-pipelines that connect more than a thousand families to clean water.
This project was made possible with the combined grants from Yahoo, Vibrant Village Foundation and Mrs. Mai Dolch.

1 6. Clean water to every household thanks to the pipeline system

           Many villagers attending the ceremony                                          Clean water to every household


            Recognition of the water plant’s sponsors                           Thu Do (blue shirt) cutting the ribbon                             

Orphanages for children

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

In 2015, five orphanages continued to receive support from VNHelp. These orphanages cared for 422 children. VNHelp was able to connect sponsors in the US to 282 of these children. Besides providing the fund for food and education, we also funded regular English and computer classes at the orphanages.

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                       Computer classes for orphans                               Children from Dieu Giac Orphanage


                      Children from Thien An Orphanage                                 Children from Tu Hanh Orphanage

VNHELP’S Micro-finance Program

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

In 2014, 209 women in Hop Hoa Village, Tam Duong District, Vinh Phuc Province took out small loans from VNHELP’s micro-finance program. Check out some successful case stories and please join us to make a change for poor women in Vietnam. 

Vocational Training Cycle 3 Wraps Up

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Congratulations to the 30 youths who took part in our third motorbike vocational training cycle! The 30 youths underwent 390 hours of practical training and 150 hours of theoretical training as part of an intensive mechanics training course. All 30 students made it through the course and many of them have already secured employment with their new-found skills. Big props to these youths for their patience and hard work. We’re wishing them a bright future while keeping up with the fourth cohort of students who began their training on September 15th! See more pictures after the jump!



Oxfam: The World’s Richest Could End Poverty With Their Bank Accounts

Thursday, January 24th, 2013


And to their credit, some of them are trying.