School health project to expand its reach Health

School health project to expand its reach

Save the Children's School Health and Nutrition Project will now include kindergartens as well as primary and secondary schools in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Hai Phong, beginning in September.
Life skills a vital part of education Society

Life skills a vital part of education

Life skills should be offered as a subject in Vietnam's education curriculum to encourage a more well-rounded development of students, as heard at a recent education conference.
Society

Project helps enhance Can Tho women’s financial capacity

As many as 2,300 poor women across the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have accessed financial assistance and training courses from a project jointly implemented by the city’s Women Union and the Save the Children Organisation in the 2010-14 period.
ASEAN

ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative launched

The ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative (ASSI) Phase II (2014-2016) was launched on November 24 in Jakarta, Indonesia, to promote a strategic partnership for better collaboration among the ASEAN member countries in advancing safe schools in the region.
Society

Students need financial skills

Financial education and money-managing skills should be an essential skill for students at secondary schools and higher levels, said Deputy Director of Save the Children Vietnam, Doan Anh Tuan.
Campaign aims to prevent drowning among children Society

Campaign aims to prevent drowning among children

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) on June 16 launched a campaign to prevent children’s drowning, targeting a reduction of 15 percent in the number of fatalities in 2015 compared to 2010.
Society

Charitable activities benefit children

Agent Orange/dioxin children in the central city of Da Nang were entertained with a performance by renowned Czech magician and illusionist Michal Sindelar and Vietnamese artists on May 5.
Health

Japan helps improve nutrition for Vietnamese children

Japan continues to provide over 447,600 USD for the implementation of a project improving the nutrition of children and ensuring food security for the poorest residents in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.
Business

Mekong Delta women empowered to do business

More than 2,000 poor women from the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have enhanced their capacities to run a business as a result of the “Economic Empowerment of Women Entrepreneurs” programme.
Society

Students in Hue run for children’s health

About 200 students of the Hue University have taken part in a marathon in Hue city, central Thua Thien-Hue province, in response to the Global Day of Action for Child Survival (October 23).
Society

Teens unite against human trafficking

Six teenagers from Vietnam joined 30 others from six Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) countries to discuss human trafficking at a recent conference in Chiang Rai, Thailand.
Society

More schools in HCM City to offer finance classes

Another 82 high schools in Ho Chi Minh City will offer financial education classes as part of a soft-skills training programme for the upcoming academic year, according to the city’s Department of Education and Training.