Party official calls for further support for blind community Society

Party official calls for further support for blind community

The Vietnam Fatherland Front and other socio-political organisations should promote communications work and mobilise resources to better support blind people, helping them improve their livelihoods and well integrate into society, a senior Party official said. ​
IT helps the blind get better life Sci-Tech

IT helps the blind get better life

More than 3,500 out of over 1 million blind people in Vietnam have used computer proficiently for the work and daily life, President of the Vietnam Blind Association Pham Viet Thu noted at a conference on solutions to information technology (IT) development for the blind in Hanoi on March 13.
UNICEF engages with disadvantaged youth Society

UNICEF engages with disadvantaged youth

Two teams of blind young people living in a HCM City shelter have created websites for job search and providing resume consultancy targeted at blind people that have won funding from a UNICEF program.
Business

Non-State bodies to get funds for legal initiatives

Non-State bodies will for the first time be eligible for legal assistance ODA if they submit successful applications to the Justice Initiative Facilitation Fund (JIFF).

JIFF, which has a budget of 1.7 million EURO (2.2 million USD) up until June 2015, is a joint programme organised by the Ministry of Justice, the European Union and the embassies of Sweden and Denmark.
Society

The blind receive Tet gifts from state leader

The Vietnam Blind Association (VBA) has presented 1,717 Tet gifts, worth over 515 million VND, sourced from State President Nguyen Minh Triet’s donation, to the blind nationwide.
Society

Proactive policies for disabled people examined

Developing policies for disabled people was the subject of a meeting held to review the last 10 years of the poverty reduction campaign held by the Vietnam Blind Association (VBA) in Hanoi on Aug. 5.