50% of the parents living in rural areas are unable to cover their children’s school fees
Every 10th girl is married underage
Vietnam is one of the five countries with the highest number of victims of human trafficking
The most impoverished part of the Vietnamese population works in agriculture or the fishing industry. The population faces many hardships, such as cyclones and typhoons. During drought periods, the people aren’t able to grow any crops. During the monsoon period (June to December), harvest is highly dependent on the weather.
People who make a living by fishing own small boats used only close to the shore where fewer fish live.
The rate of literacy is low. People lack money for covering basic necessities and, without financial help, can’t provide education for their children to help them escape poverty. Thanks to your support, these people have a chance at education and a better life.
Food and water
Your support is sent directly to poor children of preschool and school age. The children are supported either in schools or in particular dioceses.