Addressing the burden of unpaid care work boosting ethnic minority women’s participation in paid economic activities
CARE International in Vietnam together with the Embassy of Canada to Vietnam, AWEEV project management bodies from Ha Giang and Lai Chau, co-hosts a sharing event on achievements and lessons learnt of the project in tackling the burden of unpaid care and domestic work (UCDW) in minority ethnic households.
Glorifying multi-tasking by women entrepreneurs has to stop
New research by development organization CARE has revealed how ingrained gender norms are, who is enforcing them and how they are preventing women entrepreneurs from reaching their goals. Revealingly, it is not just men who are piling expectations on women – it is also women themselves and their female family members.
Cargill and CARE International partner to improve sustainable agriculture for rural communities in Dak Lak
On November 8, 2022, Cargill and CARE International signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a two-year program, ‘She Thrives’. ‘She Thrives’ aims to improve livelihoods among rural smallholders, particularly women and ethnic minorities from Dak Lak province in Vietnam by connecting farmers and producers to the tools and resources they need to enhance their livelihoods sustainably.
More than 11,000 ethnic minority women supported to develop livelihood through the “Reach to Excel” project
Hanoi, October 17, 2022 ‐ With the support of P&G Group, a pioneer in promoting Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Vietnam over the years, through CARE International in Vietnam and the Central Committee of the Vietnam Women’s Union, after four years of implementation in 18 provinces in the country, the project “Reach to Excel: Promoting Financial Inclusion for Ethnic Minority Women” has supported the development of more than 500 self‐managed village credit savings groups (VSLA) with more than 11,000 women participating in savings mobilisation and small‐scale lending. The VSLA model effectively supports women and families in livelihood development activities, contributing to ensuring households’ financial security.
“Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment in Vietnam – AWEEV” – Looking back over a year of project implementation
On September 21, 2022, CARE International in Vietnam cooperated with the Departments of Agriculture and Rural Development of Lai Chau and Ha Giang provinces to hold the Project Steering Committee of the “Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment in Vietnam – AWEEV”
Ireland supports especially disadvantaged community groups in Quang Tri and Hoa Binh provinces
In the morning of August 26, 2022, the consortium of three organizations, Plan International Vietnam, CARE International in Vietnam and the Center for Research on Initiatives of Community Development (RIC) held a workshop to introduce the program “Reaching the Furthest Behind – Improving the quality of life of especially disadvantaged community groups in Quang Tri and Hoa Binh provinces” in Dong Ha city, Quang Tri province.
The Stories of Reach to Excel Phase II
According to the 2017 World Bank Database (Findex), only 30% of male and 31% of female adults in Vietnam have accessed formal financial services, one of the lowest rates in East Asia. Many people in rural areas are excluded from access to financial services.
PepsiCo Foundation to fund expansion of CARE’s “She Feeds the World” program in Vietnam to benefit 160,000 people in three years
At the U.S.-Vietnam Agri-Business Dialogue event organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – MARD of Vietnam on the sidelines of the US-ASEAN Special Summit, a special Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture in Vietnam (PSAV), the National Agriculture Extension (NAEC), and CARE, paving the way forward for the rollout of the “Farming for Change – She Feeds the World” project in Vietnam (SFtW Vietnam).
New Zealand supports the recovery of Vietnam from the Covid-19 pandemic with NZD2 million
On 11th May 2022, the New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam, H.E. Tredene Dobson, and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu...
CARE launching an initiative to advance women’s economic empowerment in Vietnam
Ha Giang, March 2nd, 2022. CARE International in Vietnam collaborates with the People’s Committees of Lai Chau and Ha Giang to organize inception workshops to launch the project “Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment in Vietnam – AWEEV”. The project is expected to assist more than 2,635 ethnic minority women and men in 1,550 households living in remote areas of the two provinces to improve their economic well-being.
Launching congnhanviet.com – a job matching platform for workers
Hanoi, February 2021 – CARE International in Vietnam, TUVA Communication and GIZ officially launched a job-matching platform for workers (congnhanviet.com). The platform was built to promote job opportunities that help increase incomes and livelihoods for workers in the post-COVID-19 period, using AI, Big data and social media networks.
Commitments of Gender-based Violence Prevention Network in Vietnam
The beginning of 2022 marks a hard-working year of Gender-based Violence Prevention Network in Vietnam – GBVNet to reduce inequality and violence on the basis of gender.
CARE Supports Families Affected by COVID-19
Recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has had complicated and unpredictable developments around the country, including Tra Vinh, Quang Tri, and Ha Giang...
Striving for Success: How a Passionate Agro Engineer Starts Her “Natural Beauty” Business
Leaving the bustling capital to settle down in Thanh Hoa, Tran Thi Hong could not have imagined that she would face so many difficulties on her business path. But…
How Microfinancing is Allowing One Entrepreneur to Dream Big
Thanks to microfinancing loans and skill training, a young woman confidently expands her business and creates jobs for other people.