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This July from 16 to 19, 152 volunteers from Grant Thornton will participate in a four-day build in collaboration with 13 households to build new houses in Quang Nam Province.
Vietnam is a dynamic country that is developing at an astonishing pace. In recent years Vietnam’s economic growth and reductions in poverty have impressed the international community, with the rate of poverty falling from 60 percent to around 20 percent in the last 20 years. However, this decline in poverty has been disproportionate and there […]
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.
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.
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.
Ngoc Hoa, 41, and her husband Muoi, 44 live in Que An commune, Quang Nam Province, with their four children. Ngoc Hoa and Muoi together earn roughly $70 US a month. For 28 years, the family lived in their 36 square metre house.