is an international network organisation working on health, nutrition, sustainable production and mainstream education for children with disabilities. MCNV works from offices in Vietnam, Lao PDR and The Netherlands. All activities of MCNV aim at sustainable improvement of the situation of disadvantaged groups in society.




Old traditions derogate youths

In some rural areas of Vietnam, century old traditions determine todays’ life, hardly imaginable in our rapidly evolving times. Teenage girls get pregnant at a very young age, have to marry and have to leave school immediately. The youths would like to break free from the tradition, but how? MCNV has developed a plan to help and with your support we will succeed!

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