Handicapped Vietnamese children face obstacles to access education, leaving the majority of them with a low level of education and few job opportunities, heard a recent conference in Hanoi.
More than 200 children with disabilities in the northern mountainous province of Son La have been given free checkups, health consultations and surgeries thanks to a programme, which ran from July 3-7.
For the past year, every Saturday morning, Nguyen Thi Hiep from Hai Chau District of Danang City takes his son to the class named Hoa Xuong Rong (Cactus flowers).
A project titled Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Ticket to Childhood), dedicated to help handicapped children in Vietnam, was launched on June 2.
(VOV) -The Caritas Switzerland (CARSWI), in coordination with the Association for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (AEPD), on September 11 launched a humanitarian project in support of handicapped children in central Quang Binh province.
(VOV) - Over the past three years, the Hanoi People’s Association in Germany has carried out a host of activities, increasing its role and position among other expat communities in the country.
The Japanese Government has committed to provide a grant worth US$95,476, to build a two-storey boarding house for centre to raise handicapped children in Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh province.
More mechanisms should be created to help Vietnam's 5 million disabled people gain access to job training to ensure they fully benefit from the new Law on People with Disabilities.