There wasn’t a day that passed without Nguyen Van Phuc, 32, worrying about the security of his wife and his four children. The main supporter, Phuc relied on seasonal labour work. Their income occasionally supplemented by casual work by his wife.
Dong, 55 and her family have lived in their Quang Nam home for over 20 years. Severe weather conditions are common to Quang Nam and even though the home has been badly damaged and battered by strong winds, storms and flooding over the years, Dong is unable to afford to the repairs needed.
Miss Han, 72 has been blind and deaf since birth. She lives with her son Tu Anh, his wife and daughter in Southern Vietnam. Sadly, her husband passed away 20 years ago and her youngest son died in an accident in 2008.
Just a few years ago, life was very different for Mrs Khuong.
Team Make a Change recently returned from Vietnam. The female led team share their reflections on the journey as they neared the final build day…
Sometimes, we look back at periods of our lives, and although everything is different we’re not sure when everything changed.
Imagine living in fear of being electrocuted in your home. This was the living situation of Diep’s family of four. Whenever it rained, the roof would leak and water would seep through the crumbling brick walls, damaging the electrical wiring.
Allison, Office Manager at Habitat for Humanity Australia, is leading a team of 11 women to Vietnam to help a family in need. Read about her easy fundraising tips and tips.
The vast majority of families in the Dong Thap and Tien Giang provinces in Southern Vietnam live at or below the poverty line in poorly built and unsafe homes. To make matters worse, the region is one of the most disaster-prone in the region.
Two years ago, My’s health was at its poorest and the cost of making weekly visits to the hospital consumed her family’s monthly income.