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MCNV recruiting the position of Country Director in Lao PDR

MCNV and Phu Yen Community Development Funds visit PwC office in HCMC seeking technical CSR support

On September 12, representatives from 7 MCNV funded community development funds in Phu Yen province together with MCNV  staffs have visited to and worked with the PricewaterhouseCoopers  (PwC) team in Ho Chi Minh city.

Supporting Ethnic Minority Adolescent Girls: Project Kickoff in Huong Hoa

On August 29th 2017, MCNV collaborated with the Village Health Workers’ Association of Quang Tri Province and the Youth Union of Huong Hoa District to organize a kickoff workshop for MCNV’s new project “Supporting Ethnic Minority Adolescent Girls”.

The 27th Occupational Therapy Australia Conference “Partnership, Inclusion and Innovation”

The 27th Occupational Therapy Australia Conference “Partnership, Inclusion and Innovation” Such a privilege to us – a delegation from Vietnam to attend the 27th OT Australia Conference which was held from July 18th-21st in Perth, Western Australia.

The first Occupational Therapy (OT) networking workshop in Vietnam

August 28, 2017, in collaboration with Vietnam Rehabilitation Association (VINAREHA), MCNV organized the first OT networking workshop in Danang city with participation of more than 65 OT practitioners and students from across the country and especially OT colleagues from Australia, Japan, UK and USA. 

LAUNCH THE PROJECT ON MALNUTRITION PREVENTION FOR CHILDREN AT AGES UNDER 5 BASED ON AGRICULTURAL SOLUTIONS IN THE MOUNTAINOUS AREA IN PHU YEN

On July 7 2017, MCNV Central Vietnam and the Phu Yen Department of Health organized the project launching workshop on Accessing the Malnutrition Prevention for Children at Ages under 5 based on Agriculture Solutions in the Mountainous in Phu Yen province, period 2017 – 2020 (the NSA project).

Capacity Building on Mental Health Care and Treatment in Quang Tri

MCNV cooperated with Quang Tri Health Department and Da Nang Mental Health (MH) Hospital to organize a training workshop on basic mental disorder (MD) diagnosis and treatment for grassroots health care workers.

SOCIAL HEALTH INSURANCE WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN LIVING WITH HIV

On July 6-7 2017, the Sunflower Groups supported by MCNV organized a workshop on Health Insurance for People living with HIV. In the workshop, representatives of nine Sunflower Groups in Cao Bang, Yen Bai, Thai Nguyen, Dien Bien and Quang Ninh had the chance to gain knowledge on Health Insurance.

Meeting between MCNV and Vietnamese delegation in The Hague

On Sunday, July 9, MCNV had a meeting in The Hague with the Vietnamese delegation. The Prime Minster and other Ministers from Vietnam were in The Netherlands to talk about cooperation and exchange between Vietnam and the Netherlands.

Promoting the inclusion of young people with disability in SRHR

LICM introduces communicative communication methods such as (shadow) drama, songs and cartoons as a means to facilitate dialogue between youngsters of vulnerable groups about SRHR and between youngsters and influential people and groups in society.

MCNV’s attempts to tackle problems faced by ethnic minority adolescent girls

On June 30th 2017, at Khe Sanh town, Huong Hoa district, Quang Tri province, MCNV collaborated with the Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Centre of Quang Tri province to organize a workshop to consult relevant stakeholders about the situation and solutions to health, education and social inclusion issues related to ethnic minority adolescent girls at Huong Hoa district.

MCNV facilitates workshop “Writeshopping for Development”

MCNV is member of the Barefoot Guide Alliance, an alliance of 6 organisations around the world, which are sustaining the Barefoot Guide Connection to spread its message and methods. The Barefoot Guide Connection is a global network of individuals and organisations that value deep reflection on development practices by and for practitioners. A method that has emerged from writing four Barefoot guides is the ‘Writeshopping for Development’ methodology.

New Vietnamese ambassador visits MCNV

Last Friday, May 12, 2017, the new ambassador of Vietnam in the Hague, Mrs Ngo Thi Hoa, visited MCNV office in Amsterdam. Mrs Hoa wants to intensify the relationship between Vietnam and the Netherlands, joining forces in collaboration. To realise this, she made a list of organisations to visit and MCNV was on the top of this list.

MCNV presents Strategy 2017-2021

Dear friends, The past year we have been working very hard on our new strategy. We’re proud to present the results of this international teamwork in the MCNV Strategy 2017-2021.

Introduction workshop on Occupational Therapy Training Program for Bachelor level

14th April 2017, in collaboration with Hai Duong Medical and Technical University (HMTU), MCNV organized a workshop on introduction of Occupational Therapy (OT) Training Program for Bachelor level.

Delegates from Hulza Foundation visited Microfinance project in Ben Tre province

On April 22nd 2017, Ms. Monique Smiers and Ms. Hoang Phuong Phi, two delegates from Hulza Foundation, Netherlands have visited MCNV’s microfinance project in Binh Dai district, Ben Tre province.

Partnership with Joris Ivens Foundation in MCNV’s jubilee year 2018

In March 2017 a delegation of the Vietnamese Film Institute and the European Foundation Joris Ivens visited the MCNV office in Dong Ha.

How to Facilitate Writeshops – a two-day course in the Hague by the Barefoot Guide Connection

Approaches & tools for writing stories and learning from practice from 15 to 16 May 2017 at International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), the Hague, Netherlands

Scaling-up Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture (NSA) in Lao PDR and Vietnam

In the week of 20th March 2017, the NWO-WOTRO funded project “Scaling-up nutrition-sensitive agriculture” was officially launched in Vientiane, Lao PDR.

MCNV launched “Learning from the use of Innovative Communication Methods” project in Lao PDR

MCNV Laos organised a traning of trainers followed with a formulation workshop in Vientiane Capital to officially launch the project “Learning from the use of Innovative Communication Methods”

Welcome to the new website!

Welcome to MCNV’s new website! The new website will play an important role in our communication to you, as a private donor, an institutional or a corporate partner. 

Towards improvement in inclusive education for children with disability

On December 12th 2016, the Department of Education and Training (DoET) of Quang Tri Province, MCNV and the Korean INGO Medipeace co-organized a workshop to share results of an assessment on inclusive education (IE) for children with disabilities (CWD) recently done in the province.

Dutch Open 2016 marked another year of Good Will and Charity Spirit of the Dutch Business Community and Partners in Vietnam

On Friday, November 25th, the Dutch Business Association in Vietnam (DBAV) hosted their 3rd annual charity golf tournament on the fairways at Song Be Golf Course.

MCNV supports the provision of water supplies in remote villages in Lao PDR

Access to clean water is vital to health and MCNV has been pleased to support the installation of boreholes in remote villages in Nong District, Lao PDR.

MCNV and AFAS Foundation unite against malnutrition in Laos

On November 4th MCNV and AFAS Foundation signed a collaboration contract in Amsterdam. A contract on rural development and food security in the coming years in Laos.

MCNV participated in International Conference on Public Health

From November 5th – 6th, MCNV participated in the 8th International Conference on Public Health Among Greater Mekong Sub-Regional Countries,

a.s.r – Dutch insurance company to pilot a “Community Income Protection Insurance” for poor women in Ben Tre province

Climate change and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam has caused negative impacts for millions of inhabitants who live in coastal areas. Poor families who live on fisheries and agricultural production have suffered from income loss due to less yield crops and worsening health conditions.

MCNV Supports the 10th National Health Research Forum in Lao PDR

MCNV was delighted to support the 10th National Health Forum held in Savannakhet province, Lao PDR, as part of the EU funded LEARN program.

MCNV and a.s.r. win Partnership Award 2016

On Thursday afternoon, May 12th, in the Hague, the Best New Partnership Award 2016 is awarded to the team of MCNV and a.s.r., for the best social project in a developing country. MCNV and a.s.r. together developed a plan to provide income protection insurance,

Embracing Practices of Inclusion

A new publication by MCNV, Global Initiative on Psychiatry, and World Granny is available: Download Embracing Practices of Inclusion Stories of how people in Georgia, Lao PDR, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan and Vietnam made inclusive development happen in their societies.