Entries by Han Le

Water Vats for Ben Tre

Towards the end of 2020, seventeen (17) water vats with capacity of 2600 litre each were donated by VNF to the hamlet of My Thanh of Giong Trom district in Ben Tre province. In the last few years, residents in My Thanh hamlet have been increasingly facing the severe shortage of drinking water due to […]

Water Vats 2020

In 2020, 300 rainwater vats, with 1000-litre capacity each, were fabricated and delivered to families in Commune My Lan, a poor and remote area in Kien Giang Province, which has no access to clean water. This has been identified as one of the most common causes of gastro and skin diseases in rural Vietnam.The total […]

Rebike4kids

VNF has recently funded a new project in collaboration with our Vietnam in-country partner Trần Quyết Thắng of R4K to recycle 200 old bikes destined for land fill, by repairing and refitting with new or recycled parts. These fully refurbished and newly painted bicycles will be distributed amongst school children from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds in […]

Another Update on Flood Appeal

On 29/11/2020, with AUD5000 provided by Vietnam Foundation’s flood and storm recovery fund, VNF’s in-country partner Dr Trần Đức Anh Sơn procured and delivered essential provisions, fittings and fixtures for Phong Thủy Kindergarten, Quảng Bình province, to enable the school to take in children from the nearby Đại Phong Kindergarten.Đại Phong Kindergarten was badly damaged […]

Flood Appeal Update

Here is a selection of photos provided last week by one of our in-country VNF partners, Dr Tran Duc Anh Son and his associate Nguyen Phong, who are delivering relief to flood affected areas. Dr Son and his team visited severely impacted villages and communes in Quang Tri and Quang Binh provinces from 15/10/2020 to […]

Update to Flood Appeal

28th October 2020 Dear friends, members and supporters, Thank you very much for your very generous and swift support for our recent Vietnam Flood Appeal.  We are deeply touched by the overwhelming responses of so many generous friends and donors from Australia and abroad, many of whom we have never met or known before.  We have received $31,578.45 from 109 donors as at the time […]

Flood Appeal October 2020

15th of October 2020 Dear friends, members and supporters, In recent days, the heavy rain and flood in Central Vietnam have caused so much damage and suffering. Many people have died and a lot more are still missing. Thousands of houses have been flooded, hundreds of homes have been completely destroyed.Today we are launching the […]

Son Thuan Bridge

Son Thuan bridge had been a dream for the people of Son Phu village until now. The precarious foot bridge, consisting of a small tree trunk, two long narrow planks and a thinner branch to hold on, was the only connection the people of Son Thuan hamlet had to the outside world. Children had to […]