VNMAP Medical Mission 2011: Recruitment and Reflections

Viet Nam Medical Assistance Program is once again recruiting for its summer health missions. Check out what the program is about, how it has impacted the Vietnamese community, and how it has influenced aspiring medical professionals. UPDATE: The application deadline has been pushed back to January 15, 2011.

Volunteer in Vietnam: Hold the Future

Article was prepared by Anja Merret, an organizer for Hold the Future organization. Hold the Future is a Hanoi, Vietnam based charitable organisation that offers vocational training and handicraft production to young people with disabilities. The Centre accepts young disabled people between the ages of 18 and 30 irrespective of their disability. Hold the Future aims […]

Philanthropy Feature: Viet Hope

About a month ago, I volunteered at Boston’s biggest annual Vietnamese event: the Tet Festival!  For those who are unfamiliar with Tet, VTP has featured a wide array of articles including what to do (and what not to do) on Tet. Tet in Boston brought together the community for cultural entertainment and performances from local […]

LIN Series: Empowering Vietnamese Women Through Culinary Arts

This article was written by Guest Blogger Dana R.H. Doan of the LIN Center for Community Development (LIN).  LIN is a new resource for local not-for-profit groups, individuals and corporate philanthropists based in and around Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  This article marks the first of a series of publications from LIN on Vietnam Talking […]

100+ Bridges Connecting The Hearts

More than 100 bridges have been built by a group of Viet Kieu (Vietnamese people living oversea) to serve the poor people living in rural areas of Vietnam.  Since 2004, this group has been consistently planning and funding the building of bridges for many villages and regions. While many of us are working to our […]

Volunteer Opportunity: National Language Service Corps

An awesome new volunteering opportunity came our way recently, so I wanted to share it with everyone.  For those of you who are fabulous with Vietnamese, here is your chance to show it off and do something good at the same time. The NLSC is readying a pool of bilingual volunteers who can speak, listen […]