Working to help disabled children in Hanoi Vietnam

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Project Overview

If you are eager and willing to help make a real difference to the lives of those suffering from debilitating conditions, then this project needs you. Based in the cosmopolitan city of Hanoi, you will be helping to care for children and young people suffering from the effects of Agent Orange; the devastating chemical weapon used in the Vietnam War. You will be responsible for providing much needed support and care to truly deserving individuals. The work can at times be challenging, but the rewards are immense.

Project details:
The caring centre was established in June 2001. There are now 3 centre's around Hanoi that provide care and education for approx 50 children and young people (aged 2 to 22yrs old) who are suffering from the effects of agent orange, autism, down syndrome and Japanese encephalitis.

What kind of skills you need to go on this type of project:
Volunteers at this project should have a genuine love of children and young people, and an interest helping people with challenging conditions. Volunteers on this placement should have a good understanding of these conditions and be confident in w... Icon_arrow_rightMore

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How does your trip to me help?

The project operates with limited funds and resources. They look for financial support from local sponsorship and international organizations and physical assistance from enthusiastic volunteers. This is where you come in! By helping to support their objectives in providing care and vocational programmes to reintegrate their patients back into society.

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Location: Viet Nam

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How to get there

The project is located in the districts of Hanoi, all within walking distance or a bus ride away from your accommodation. Hanoi is a pleasant city with a European feel, and you will find many attractive lakes, parks and boulevards to explore. Hanoi is a much more peaceful city than Ho Chi Minh; Vietnam's largest city, and is home to many interesting museums, temples and pagodas. You will be staying in a guest house in the lively Old Quarter of Hanoi, where you will have easy access to internet cafes, banks and shops

How much does it cost?

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