USAID Launches Projects to Support Disabled People in Vietnam

USAID Launches Projects to Support Disabled People in Vietnam

USAID in Vietnam has recently announced a financial support package worth about US$9 million for cooperation projects with Vietnam, including mine clearance projects, supporting people with disabilities, and humanitarian aid.
Digital solutions in Viet Nam for people with disabilities and war casualties

Digital solutions in Viet Nam for people with disabilities and war casualties

Comprehensive, Accurate, and Secured are the key words that can describe a digital platform, which now can also be accessed via smartphones, for registry and information management for persons with disabilities (PwD), launched today June 15 as part of the Korea-Viet Nam Mine Action Project (KV-MAP).
Musician defies challenges caused by Agent Orange

Musician defies challenges caused by Agent Orange

The deadly chemical has severely impeded the health of many generations of Vietnamese people, but they still strive to achieve great things
Vietnam’s unique symphony orchestra, with video

Vietnam’s unique symphony orchestra, with video

A unique symphony orchestra in Vietnam has given disabled artists. Once, they could only perform on the street. Now, they have an opportunity on the big stage.
Vietnamese students earn prizes at largest global highschool STEM competition

Vietnamese students earn prizes at largest global highschool STEM competition

The third prize of the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair 2021 goes to Vietnamese highschoolers.
Thai Consulate General donates wheelchairs to disabled people in Long An

Thai Consulate General donates wheelchairs to disabled people in Long An

On the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Thailand, Thai Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City has presented wheelchairs and tricycles to people with mobility difficulties in Long An province.
Ensuring inclusive employment for people with disabilities

Ensuring inclusive employment for people with disabilities

A consultation workshop themed “Monitoring the Implementation of Article 27 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on the Right to Employment of Persons with Disabilities in Vietnam” recently held in Ho Chi Minh city.
COVID-19 response emergency support for people with disabilities in Hai Duong province

COVID-19 response emergency support for people with disabilities in Hai Duong province

Some 200 people with disabilities and people with visual impairment in the northern province of Hai Duong had been gift packages (including masks, hand sanitizers, rice, cooking oil, milk).
Supporting people with disabilities and poor patients with COVID-19 essentials

Supporting people with disabilities and poor patients with COVID-19 essentials

With the support from Japanese government, the UNDP Disability-Inclusive COVID-19 Recovery Program has handed out 200 gift sets (including masks, hand sanitizer, rice, cooking oil and fresh milk) to support people with disabilities and patients from poor families for the sake of their safety and well-being during the pandemic.
Orange Initiative at Hochiminh city Marathon 2021

Orange Initiative at Hochiminh city Marathon 2021

Following the success of Orange Initiative (OI) at previous events, on January 17, at HCMC Marathon 2021, Ho Chi Minh City Peace and Development Foundation (HPDF) organized for about 50 People with Disabilities (PWD) and supporters to take part in the Marathon.
Two Vietnamese women earn 2020 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards

Two Vietnamese women earn 2020 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards

Two Vietnamese women were recently selected by the Viscardi Center as recipients of the 2020 Henry Viscardi Achievement Award. The awards honor “leaders in the global disability community,” who have made significant contributions to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities.
Digital skill training courses launched for persons with disabilities

Digital skill training courses launched for persons with disabilities

A five-month “Digital Employment Training Program for Persons with Disabilities Co-existing with COVID-19”, was launched on November 5 with the collective efforts of the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Government of Japan, and Hanoi-based Will to Live Centre which specialises in providing training courses for disadvantaged students.
USAID to support persons with disabilities in Vietnam

USAID to support persons with disabilities in Vietnam

Assisting persons with disabilities has long been one of the top priorities for the U.S. Government in Vietnam.
Homemade with heart contest: Make life easier for people with disabilities

Homemade with heart contest: Make life easier for people with disabilities

Humanity & Inclusion has just launched a contest called “Homemade with Heart”. Through that contest, the organizers aim at stimulating sharing of simple ideas and inventions that people came up with to support autonomy of persons with disabilities during their daily life activities.
Eight NGOs support Vietnam improving rehabilitation activities

Eight NGOs support Vietnam improving rehabilitation activities

Representatives of eight local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on June 2 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Medical Services Administration – Ministry of Health on cooperation in Rehabilitation, VNS reported.
A good working place for people with disabilities

A good working place for people with disabilities

Providing jobs to people with disabilities is not only doing charitable work, but it also enables them to  eligibly work by themselves declared in the UN’s Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities and many legislations introduced by the Vietnamese Government.  
USD400,000 project to enhance social inclusion of disabled people in Can Tho

USD400,000 project to enhance social inclusion of disabled people in Can Tho

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has launched a local project on social inclusion of people with disabilities with an estimated funding of 400,000 USD.
Vietnamese one-legged Cinderella finds her prince

Vietnamese one-legged Cinderella finds her prince

Be Thi Bang, 33 year olds, had given up all notions of romance after losing a leg in an accident, but fate had different plans for her. 
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