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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.

Poor motorbike taxi driver helps disabled, elderly for free for five years

Many people think Le Minh Thien is someone who needs help but he has always believed since he was a child that he should help others.

In small pagoda, a monk repairs used wheelchairs for charity

Over the last seven years, Monk Thich Duc Minh has been recycling old wheelchairs for people with disabilities living in the country.

Bridge builders bring new life to hundreds of villages

“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.

Stronger partnership strengthens health care for long-lasting impact

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.

Swedish couple help the poor in their ‘second homeland’

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.

Painting exhibition and auction raises money for COVID-hit students

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. 

Pet-loving expat in HCM City makes wheelchairs for handicapped animals

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.

The woman who is mother to hundreds of abandoned children

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.

New schools built on small change

If 100,000 people donated VND2,000 per day, 292 schools could be built every year.

Vietnamese expatriates donate VND3 billion more to COVID-19 fight

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.

Poor students to access the internet thanks to special programme

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.

Vietnamese-origin billionaire singer donates more necessities to pandemic-hit people

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.

Silent hero behind the wheel takes hundreds of COVID patients to medical facilities

Over the past two months, Thong has taken hundreds of patients in his ambulance to medical facilities in HCM City and Quang Binh Province.

Foreigners keep fit and raise funds for Vietnamese charities

A group of foreigners living in Vietnam has raised VND153 million (US$6,700) for charity amid the current COVID-19 outbreak.

Celebrities and charity: scandals and legal 'gaps'

The news about celebrities doing charity has heated up in recent days with doubts and questions about the transparency of donations.

Kind acts during pandemic can be abused by fraudsters

More than ever, caution is needed when helping those in need during the epidemic through social platforms as fraudulent acts have increased.

Migrant workers happy with food packages

Receiving gifts of rice, meat, vegetable and milk, Le Thi Dung was happy that she and her family had nutritious food to eat.

 

Technology helps spread kindness amid pandemic

Many applications connect people in need with benefactors which has helped spread kindness and sharing during the pandemic.

Vietnamese-origin billionaire singer provides over 100 tons of food to Saigon

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.