Campaigns

During the more than 45 years since the foundation of MCNV, we have been receiving kind donations from loyal individual donors in the Netherlands to implement our programs and projects in Vietnam. Though MCNV still has about 5,500 individual donors today, this network of donors has gradually decreased over time as people grow old and pass away. One solution to compensate for the loss of individual donors is to mobilise more funds from institutional donors. Since 2010 we have also initiated activities to appeal for donations from individuals and organisations within Vietnam, through fundraising campaigns in the provinces where MCNV has programs and projects.

We will continue in 2021, with your help

Our strength remains: help where it is most needed In Vietnam and Laos, the effects of COVID-19 have also been felt, but the situation in both countries has been under control for a number of months. This is important for the most vulnerable people that MCNV supports. Of course, work has been left,
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Increased food security for the people of Nong

Golden tips against hunger In Nong, the poorest district in Savannakhet province, Laos, malnutrition is a persistent problem. A few years ago we started growing nutritious crops on plots of land near the villages. As a result, people no longer had to go into the forest to look for food. The forests
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A healthy forest and a better life

Small foresters opt for a sustainable approach In Quang Tri province, MCNV is starting a new project in which we link the living conditions of small foresters to sustainable forest management. The project is called Prosper and is aimed at guiding a group of foresters in a sustainable way of working,
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Dreaming of a life without hunger

The nutritional programs in Phu Yen and Savannakhet in a nutshell We help villagers grow nutrient-rich crops on a plot of land next to their home. We teach mothers how to prepare the new vegetables. The little ones every day receive a nutritious meal at school or playground and we advise on clean dr
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New support center in Dien Bien Phu

disabled children welcome After MCNV’s successful contribution to the Support Centers for inclusive education of handicapped children in Dak Lak, Phu Yen and Cao Bang, we are now supervising the construction of a new center for the province of Dien Bien. This winter we ask for your support for
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MCNV’S calculations work in Phu Yen and Nong

Better food + less sickness = less poverty In Phu Mo, Phu Yen province and in Nong, Savannakhet province (Laos), MCNV supervises two projects to combat child malnutrition. Our approach to the problems in the isolated villages is broader than just a nutrition plan for the little ones, we also include
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Dreams become deeds

Staying healthy, finishing school, finding a job. When you are 15 years old and you grow up in a remote, poor village in Central Vietnam, some basic conditions for a ‘normal’ life seem to be lacking. MCNV started a project in Huong Hoa in which we look beyond the health of teenage girls.
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Work together, escape from poverty!

Since 2009 MCNV is supporting microfinance projects for women in the poorest villages in the southern coastal province of Ben Tre. With a small loan, the women can buy a cow or a pig, to increase their meager income.
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A good start for toddlers in Phu Mo

Both food and mental health care needed in Central Vietnam Last year we have asked you to support the people in Quang Tri province. Your reactions have been generous and you’ve made it possible to continue supporting these people. This winter we would like to introduce two new projects: increa
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Act against child marriages

Half of youth in Muong Cha marries before 18   Two years ago, Vang Thi Chia, a then 15-year old girl from an ethnic minority in Dien Bien province, still went to Muong Cha High School, as did most boys and girls in her village. She fell in love with a classmate and got pregnant because she had
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Hoa’s grandmother has a dream

Hoa is a 9-year-old girl, living with her grandmother in a tiny urban village in a remote part of Dien Bien province. Hoa suffers from cerebral palsy. Her family is extremely poor. Her parents, farmers, can hardly manage. When Hoa was 2 years old, because of her handicap, her parents left her with h
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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
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Film Your Own Life!

Documentaries to inspire poor women Together with the Vietnamese Centre for Women and Development, MCNV has started a unique two-year film project ‘Filming Development’ in which trained volunteers shoot a number of documentary films on the daily life of women in Vietnam.
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Support the people in Quang Tri

A heartfelt cry from MCNV office Central Vietnam – We will not abandon the people in Quang Tri ! From the very beginning the work of MCNV in Quang Tri Province is made possible by contributions from the donors in the Netherlands. Six years ago, we managed to get a generous subsidy which enable
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Support the worker bees of Vietnam

All over Vietnam women are working hard, in the rice-fields, in small shops and restaurants, but also sweeping streets in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in the dead of night. These women work as busy bees, but what if something goes wrong?
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Occupational therapy for disabled people

Autumn Campaign: MCNV magazine 2016-03 In the autumn of 2016 we asked for your contribution to start up a professional training program for occupational therapists in Vietnam.
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Orphans in Ha Long

Christmas campaign MCNV magazine 2015-04 The December 2015 Campaign was devoted to grandparents in Ha Long taking care of their grandchildren, the parents having died of hiv/aids.
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People with a mental illness in Quang Tri

Spring Campaign:  MCNV magazine 2016-01 In the beginning of 2016, MCNV called attention to support people with a mental illness, like Ken, a young boy who lived in a wooden cage for many years, his schizophrenia seemingly untreatable.
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Sexual and reproductive health and rights-education in Huong Hoa

Summer campaign In the border region of Huong Hoa, there are 1900 teenagers with too little knowledge of sexual matters. Their parents also want to gain knowledge and self-confidence so that they are able to discuss delicate subjects.
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