Improve Livelihoods

Boosting income and jobs for poor ethnic women in Dong Xuan district – BIJPO

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Improve livelihoods
Project site:
Dong Xuan District, Phu Yen Province, Vietnam
April 2022 - April 2025
Total budget:
US$ 500,000
GSRD Foundation; Dong Xuan district authority; MCNV Dutch private donors
650 women and 500 children of poor and nearly poor households

Aiming to tackle the new challenges confronting people of ethnic minorities living in remote mountainous areas, brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. In particular, BIJPO will focus on boosting their income, improving food security via the improvement of working condition and agricultural production.

Fifteen new women-led cooperatives will be formally established and receive support in terms of making joint business plan and building joint assets/facilities for its production and business. At the same time, the project will facilitate 30 household agricultural production groups. These informal groups will be set up and endorsed by local commune government.