and with millions of people…
We serve some of Vietnam’s most vulnerable groups in remote mountainous and urban areas to help them benefit from development, overcome poverty, and achieve equal rights and voice. At the same times, we provide humanitarian and emergency assistance in times of natural disasters.
We put women in the center because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.
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Learn more on what CARE is doing with women of many minority ethnicities in Vietnam in remote rural areas, where pockets of entrenched poverty persist.
Find out how CARE supports a number of urban groups across Vietnam, who are structurally and socially excluded from the benefits of change and development.
More than 11,000 ethnic minority women supported to develop livelihood through the “Reach to Excel” project
Hanoi, October 17, 2022 ‐ With the support of P&G Group, a pioneer in promoting Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Vietnam over the years, through CARE International in Vietnam and the Central Committee of the Vietnam Women’s Union, after four years of implementation in 18 provinces in the country, the project “Reach to Excel: Promoting Financial Inclusion for Ethnic Minority Women” has supported the development of more than 500 self‐managed village credit savings groups (VSLA) with more than 11,000 women participating in savings mobilisation and small‐scale lending. The VSLA model effectively supports women and families in livelihood development activities, contributing to ensuring households’ financial security.
“Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment in Vietnam – AWEEV” – Looking back over a year of project implementation
On September 21, 2022, CARE International in Vietnam cooperated with the Departments of Agriculture and Rural Development of Lai Chau and Ha Giang provinces to hold the Project Steering Committee of the “Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment in Vietnam – AWEEV”
In the morning of August 26, 2022, the consortium of three organizations, Plan International Vietnam, CARE International in Vietnam and the Center for Research on Initiatives of Community Development (RIC) held a workshop to introduce the program “Reaching the Furthest Behind – Improving the quality of life of especially disadvantaged community groups in Quang Tri and Hoa Binh provinces” in Dong Ha city, Quang Tri province.
According to the 2017 World Bank Database (Findex), only 30% of male and 31% of female adults in Vietnam have accessed formal financial services, one of the lowest rates in East Asia. Many people in rural areas are excluded from access to financial services.
PepsiCo Foundation to fund expansion of CARE’s “She Feeds the World” program in Vietnam to benefit 160,000 people in three years
At the U.S.-Vietnam Agri-Business Dialogue event organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – MARD of Vietnam on the sidelines of the US-ASEAN Special Summit, a special Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture in Vietnam (PSAV), the National Agriculture Extension (NAEC), and CARE, paving the way forward for the rollout of the “Farming for Change – She Feeds the World” project in Vietnam (SFtW Vietnam).
On 11th May 2022, the New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam, H.E. Tredene Dobson, and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu...