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The big dream of a little woman

Born with spinal muscular atrophy, Nguyen Thi Van runs a graphic design company and a vocational center for people with disabilities, dreaming of building a 'seedling garden.'

 

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Nguyen Thi Van, 32, co-founded Nghi Luc Song (Dream Seed) Center in 2003 with her brother Nguyen Cong Hung, who has disabilities like Van

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The Hanoi-based center hires dozens of workers, with more than 70% of them having different kinds of disabilities

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The center has so far provided vocational and skills training for more than 1,000 people with disabilities

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Van introduces her company’s working process to foreign partners

 

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Van introduces her company’s working process to foreign partners

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With her Australian husband

 

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At a training session at Dream Seed

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Van is honored by Forbes Vietnam as one of the 50 most influential Vietnamese women in 2019

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Van is honored by Forbes Vietnam as one of the 50 most influential Vietnamese women in 2019

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Van receives an award at En Xanh (Blue Swallow), a program to build, accelerate and recognize business initiatives for social changes

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Van performs at an Ao dai fashion show 

 

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