Katrin has compassion for Vietnamese children with birth defects and the motivation for her to pursue a journey that has brought about life changes for thousands of unfortunate children in Vietnam.
“After the bridges are built, when we return to the localities, we can see different images – the deserted roads in the past are now bustling with much traffic,” said Dinh Thi Nhung, founder and manager of the Tu Tam charity group.
As Vietnam battles the 4th wave of COVID-19 pandemic lingering since late April, much of the country's resources have been streamlined to treat the infected people, limit transmissions and accelerate the national vaccination campaign.
Having loved Vietnam since the day they set foot on the land, the Swedish couple Kawa Wandi and Nishte have been living in Hoi An City for two years.
To raise funds for students struggling with the impacts of COVID-19, seventy pieces of art have gone on display at an exhibition entitled Chia Sẻ Yêu Thương (Sharing Love) in HCM City.
Driven by a deep love for pets, a Colombian expat in HCM City has been making wheelchairs for disabled dogs and cats for about four years.
Ms. Huong, who has been taking care of hundreds of abandoned children for almost 30 years, is unconcerned about her personal happiness and instead gives all of her time and affection to the kids.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son on October 8 handed over VND3 billion donated by Vietnamese expatriates abroad to the Vietnam Fatherland Front to support the National COVID-19 Vaccine Fund and the ongoing fight against the virus.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had many impacts socio-economic life, in which education is one of the most affected industries and the sector has implemented online teaching and learning to adapt to the new situation.
Ha Phuong, a Vietnamese-origin singer whose husband is the wealthiest Vietnamese in the US, has again authorized her mother and friends in Vietnam to donate more than 100 tons of necessities and cash to Covid-19 affected people in HCM City.
Over the past two months, Thong has taken hundreds of patients in his ambulance to medical facilities in HCM City and Quang Binh Province.
A group of foreigners living in Vietnam has raised VND153 million (US$6,700) for charity amid the current COVID-19 outbreak.
The news about celebrities doing charity has heated up in recent days with doubts and questions about the transparency of donations.
More than ever, caution is needed when helping those in need during the epidemic through social platforms as fraudulent acts have increased.
Unable to return to Vietnam, Ha Phuong, a Vietnamese-origin singer whose husband is the wealthiest Vietnamese in the US, has authorized her mother and friends in Vietnam to donate more than 100 tons of food to needy people in HCM City.