Vietnam programs

 
 

Comprehensive care for orphans, children, and adolescents

Objective: To provide comprehensive care and treatment for institutionalized orphans, children and adolescents infected with HIV; to build up professional capacity for partner staff and community volunteers for more effective care and services to the target population of children.

Psychosocial interventions and referral support for at risk children and children and adolescents with disability

Objective: To provide psychosocial interventions to at-risk children and youth affected by HIV in HCM city, neighboring provinces and An Giang. To empower caregivers and local self-help groups for better care and services to the target population of children. To contribute to strengthening referrals and services of the children’s network.

Residential summer camp for children and adolescents with serious diseases

Objective: To improve HIV positive children’s ART adherence and behaviors, HIV life skills and psychosocial quality of life after attending Camp Colors of Love. To take steps toward breaking down stigma and discrimination surrounding HIV/AIDS in Vietnam.

 

Computer classes for underprivileged children and adolescents

Objective: To help children discover the world outside their living environment through computer skills. To inspire and direct children to think about their future Vocational Training. To help children find out their potential abilities and become more confident in their ability to access knowledge, learn to perform everyday tasks at work, home, and school creatively.

Toy Library for younger children with developmental issues

Objective: To improve developmental issues of institutionalized children from 0 to 6 years of age using the toy library and one-to-one approach. To strengthen the technical capacity of Linh Xuan’s center staff to provide more effective services to children 0 to 6 years old using the toy library and one-to-one approach.

Capacity building for partners, staff, caregivers, service providers, children’s network

Objective: In the past 10 years, the WWO team has conducted and/or facilitated training, seminars, coaching and mentoring to approximately 1,000 adults so that they can provide more appropriate care and effective services to children. These include partner staff, caregivers, children service providers, self-help group members, family members, community volunteers. It is the strength of the community that makes our program sustainable in its diversity and comprehensive approach.

 

Practicum program for social work and anthropology students

Objective: In the past 5 years WWO Vietnam has provided opportunity for hundreds of national and international students and volunteers to come and work with the children and our partners.  We are thankful to the orphan rangers from the US, the UK and other countries, as well as students from leading universities in Vietnam, who have been generous with their time, energy, knowledge and skills to make our programs a wonderful intercultural playground and workplace for all involved.

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