Stories

Tea is one of the vital agricultural industries in Thai Nguyen. However, the process of drying tea raises many concerns about its negative impact on the environment and the health of producers. On the other hand, a large amount of waste from agroforestry production is a potential, but currently...
The story of Mr. Le Thanh Tam, My Long commune, Cau Ngang district, Tra Vinh province By attending the "Gender Equality" training organized by Oxfam at the cooperative, I have been doing housework, sharing the workload, exchanging and discussing with my wife about important family matters. Before...
The story of Ms. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Von, My Long commune, Cau Ngang district, Tra Vinh province In the past, my husband was very conservative so he wouldn't let me go to meetings or even seeing my friends. Every time there's a training session in remote provinces such as Bac Lieu or Ca Mau or Can Tho...
The story of Ms. Cao Thi My Hien, Hiep Thanh commune, Duyen Hai town, Tra Vinh province Since getting married, my family’s earnings all depends on my husband. I am very self-deprecating, and not as bold as others. I think that just being at home, taking care of the children, and providing food for...
“All 24 members want to try to find a new solution and direction for the cooperative. Everyone participates in the planning, and together we visit another model to learn and experiment until we succeed!”, Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Lam - member of Thuan Phat cooperative (district) An Minh, Kien Giang...
Vietnam has implemented various efforts to reform administrative procedures for citizens. Nevertheless, there still exist places where people are discouraged by the exhaustion and costliness of the process. In Ta Rut commune, Dakrong district, Quang Tri province, there was a teacher who had spent...
(Story by Nguyen Thi Luyen - Deputy Director of Quang Tri General Hospital) Nearly two years ago, a patient excitedly told us after being discharged from the hospital: “Your hospital is awesome. Though I have been discharged, the hospital still called to ask me how satisfied I was with their...
Hop Thanh Thanh Van Cooperative was formed in late 2017. The farmer members had not been accustomed to doing business on any scale other than their own household. Just a year later, with technical and financial support from the WEAVE project, they started to form production groups, diversify the...
September marks the harvesting of the cinnamon crop in Lao Cai province. Once the month is over, cinnamon farmers have already received the pay-off of their hard works throughout a long year. Like other farmers in Nam Det commune, Bac Ha district, Lao Cai province, Ms. Man, a local ethnic Dao, has...