Welcome to Hearts For Hue’s July 2019 Newsletter.
Dear Donors, Colleagues, and Friends,
First of all, Hearts For Hue would like to send our warmest greetings and best wishes to all of you and express our sincere thanks for your support of disadvantaged people in Vietnam.
We would like to share with you an overview of what our organization was doing from June to July 2019
Please take a look at our project highlights below:
Adelaide University Visits Hearts for Hue
The intensive course is run by Scope Global for the University of Adelaide and gives an opportunity for their students to gain a deeper understanding of Viet Nam, its people and culture. For Hearts for Hue, the relationship with Adelaide University and Scope Global allows us to advocate for the beneficiaries of our programs and to raise awareness about the living conditions in rural Viet Nam. Mr. Truong Trong Khanh Khanh opened with a presentation and a question and answer session and then took Adelaide University to visit beneficiaries of their microfinance program and the chicken raising program for persons with disabilities. See more
Demanding for hygiene latrine in Hong Ha Commune, A Luoi District
Located about 50 km from the center of Hue city, Hong Ha is a mountainous commune of A Luoi district, with a population of 1,800 people in 450 households. The main ethnicities are TaOi, KaTu and Paco, make up 85% of the population. The sanitation is one of the challenges for local people and local authorities, as nearly 60% of households do not have hygienic latrines. Most of them use homemade latrines which made from temporary materials or go directly to rivers or streams. This has exerted negative affected on the environment and the health of local people. Through a recent survey, we found that most local people are very eager to have a hygienic latrine with bathrooms, but they do not have enough money to build. See more
A Lưới: Monitoring the 2017-18 WASH and Latrine Programme sponsored by ROTARY INTERNATIONAL
In 2017-18, Hearts for Hue in collaboration with Hue water company and other relevant agencies in Hue undertook a major project to provide clean running water to 310 households, 1 kindergarten, 1 primary school and hygienic latrine systems to 50 of those households. To provide clean water to these previously unserved families, a dam was constructed 4 km from the village; a filtered tanks system and water pipes system also were built from the dam to each families in the village. Funding for the project was generously provided by Rotary International. See more
A training session on how to prevent the common diseases for goats
On 25th July 2019, under the sponsorship of The DOVE Fund (US), Hearts For Hue continued to organize a training session on how to prevent the common diseases for goats.Under the guidance of Professor Nguyen Xuan Ba, all of 5 staff of the center, as well as 35 patients, gained more knowledge about technical foster care by following activities:
– As a saying goes “Prevention is better than cure” – Focusing on preventing common diseases through these activities: See more
We Are Bamboo in July: Mrs Nguyen Thi Thao
Ms. Nguyen Thi Thao lives in Huong Van Commune. She is 45 years old and she has two children aged 15 and 4 years, respectively. She is facing serious difficulties in her daily life. Her husband died three years ago, and she struggles to take her family forward. The oldest son suffers an intellectual disability since he was born. She does also support her mother.
Her income is limited to the low profits made from the selling of the few vegetables she plants. She did also raise chickens, but she had to give it up as she had not appropriated means to develop that activity. According to the local authorities, her household is among the poorest households of Huong Van Commune. See more
Once again, Hearts For Hue would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the donors for their great concern for the less fortunate people of our community. We hope that the cooperation between the donors and Hearts for Hue will grow even closer and more sustainable in the future. We wish you and your family good health, happiness, and prosperity.
Hearts For Hue Team.