In October last year, our Mighty Mekong team traveled to Phu Tho province, Vietnam to build a home for a family in need.
Our Mighty Mekong Global Village team are now on day three of their build outside Hanoi, Vietnam. They are helping build one of the first homes as part of our Phu Tho housing project.
Recently, our Nine Dragons project in Long An and Tien Giang, Vietnam, came to an end, however the impact of having a safe, disaster resilient home will have a lasting effect in the lives of our partner families.
Thinking about volunteering and building in Vietnam? Sarah, our Global Village Coordinator looks back at her first build to Vietnam 5 years ago, and shares why volunteering in this beautiful country is sure to be an experience you won’t forget.
Last month a team 12 volunteers from Westwood Group travelled to Quang Nam, Vietnam to build a home for a family in need.
This Sunday marks the 22nd annual World Water Day. It’s a timely reminder and an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of access to water, sanitation and hygiene and the effects this has not only on public health, but poverty reduction and economic development.
In Vietnam we’ve been working closely with communities to make them more aware of how to prepare for and mitigate the effects of natural disasters.
Quang Nam, located in Central Vietnam is an extremely disaster prone area. Many families live in substandard homes and when storms hit, entire communities are destroyed.
Boral is donating to Habitat projects in Indonesia and Vietnam.
Author: Martin Thomas, Habitat for Humanity Australia CEO The Federal Government has been criticised for its deep cuts to the foreign aid budget. Yet there is one aspect of the program’s overhaul that should be lauded and which could significantly increase the scale and impact Australia has in the Asia Pacific region.