Vietnam

Changes for good

One child and his family are seeing a brighter future through StarKids’ projects helping vulnerable children in Vietnam. “I feel lucky because I’m a sponsored child,” says 14-year-old Khanh. My life has changed a lot.” Khanh, a student in a mountainous province of Vietnam, is…

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Hope after hardship

StarKids donations helped this young family in Vietnam overcome adversity. After years suffering from diabetes, Cai’s husband passed away in 2015, leaving her to raise two small daughters. Even before this tragedy, the family struggled to grow enough rice on their small farm to last…

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How nutrition clubs are empowering women in Vietnam

Small things can spark big change. In Trà Bồng district in southern Vietnam, one woman is supporting the health of children in her community through a unique business model. A few years ago, Yến was struggling. Job shortages forced her husband to take on seasonal…

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Join the club

Mothers in Vietnam are learning top tips through a nutrition club. In Vietnam’s Phuoc Son District, Giang Thi Ly Ly leads a StarKids-supported nutrition club. She teaches mothers about antenatal care, vaccination and supplementary feeding for children.  When Ly first took on the role, she…

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Going green in Vietnam

Farming families adopt organic methods for a healthy future San’s family in Vietnam have gone green, adopting organic farming methods to protect the environment and live healthier lives. As farmers, they rely on the land – so they know how important it is to protect…

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Empowered against trafficking

StarKids has helped build lasting change to fight human trafficking. Thinh’s community, in Vietnam’s Quang Nam province, is just one of many to have benefited from World Vision’s StarKids-supported anti-trafficking initiative. Like many teens, Thinh loved computer gaming. But his favourite pastime took a tragic…

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Beating The Traffic

How do you stop a youth from being trafficked? In Vietnam, World Vision and StarKids is proving that a bit of education goes a long way. Human traffickers have many tricks to enlist workers they can then exploit. They use manipulation, threats, intimidation and false…

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