As of September 2019, nearly 75,000 people had registered with a software managing information of people with disabilities in the central provinces of Quang Binh and Binh Dinh.
A group wedding ceremony was organised for 50 couples with disabilities at Giac Ngo Pagoda in District 10 of Ho Chi Minh City on December 27.
Information technology is helping everyone including people with disabilities in Vietnam change their lives and the way they do business, delegates told a recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City.
There is a house and workshop in Hanoi’s Hai Ba Trung district where disabled people from across the country can come for a better life.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has received support from many foreign organisations in caring for children and people with disabilities in the forms of gifts and welfare projects.
A conference on the development of production facilities run by people with disabilities took place in Hanoi on April 17, gathering suggestions from participating public agencies and disabled businessmen.
Vietnam currently has 3.2 million disabled people who still can work and need loans. However, preferential loans for people with disabilities have remained modest.
Delegates at a seminar in Hanoi on April 12 suggested preferential loans should be accessible to people with disabilities as well as businesses employing the disabled.
A workshop took place in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho on February 27 to launch a local project on social inclusion of people with disabilities with an estimated funding of US$400,000.
VOV.VN - 52 Vietnamese people won Australia Awards Scholarships in 2017. Three of them were people with disabilities, who made extraordinary efforts to win the prestigious scholarship.
VOV.VN - As many as 1,000 young participants, including visually-impaired people paired with sighted companions, have taken part in the “Run with me -2gether 2017” programme.
More than 5,000 people are expected to join a charity walk at Dam Sen park in Ho Chi Minh City on the morning of August 5.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs cosponsored a seminar regarding the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities today (June 23) in the capital city of Hanoi.
Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep praised the outcomes of the meetings of the Group of Friends on Disability (GoFD) organised over the past years.
The Vietnam Paralympic Association had a working session with authorities from the Japanese prefecture of Nagasaki in Hanoi on April 26 to discuss the development of sports for people with disabilities in the two countries.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has taken measures to help people with disabilities integrate into the community.
Helping people with disabilities integrate into the community has always been a priority in Vietnam’s policies towards this disadvantaged group, and the nation will continue to focus on this task in the 2016-2020 period.
People with disabilities should not be viewed as unfortunates and need help, but those with equal rights and that rights must be ensured to enable them to help themselves and contribute to society, said Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam.
More than VND16.5 billion (US$727,980) was raised at an art programme held in Hanoi on April 12 to support people with disabilities and orphans.
A conference was held in Mekong delta Can Tho city on March 10 to launch a Norway-funded project on social integration for people with disabilities in the 2017-2020 period.