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Millions of people in Vietnam are sick, unemployed, and struggling to make ends meet as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Fortunately, there are many things you can do from the comfort of your own home to help make a difference in your community. There are many ways to help those in need during this difficult time, from volunteering to supporting local businesses. Here are a few contacts if you’re looking for ways to help the most vulnerable during the pandemic.
Saigonchildren enables disadvantaged children and young adults in Vietnam to reach their full potential through receiving a quality education relevant to their needs”. Urgent help is needed now for children in lockdown as Children are the hidden victims of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially impoverished children in lockdown areas. Info HERE
HelloAsso organizes emergency food distribution. The lockdown is hard to bear, for these extremely vulnerable families, who fight day to day to feed their children, it is a nightmare. With a small monetary contribution, you can help to feed a family and give them a few weeks to breathe. Info HERE
The campaign “Com Sài Gon” – Joy Foundation
For non-cash contribution contact:
Mrs. Vy 0915600502 Go Vap District – Ms Chị Vy 0915600592 Quận Gò Vấp – Mr. Trung 0938341780 Quân 10 – Anh Trung 0938341780 Quận 10 – Ms Phuong 0916882551 Phu Nhuan District – Ms Chị Phương 0916882551 Quận Phú Nhuận – Ms. Phung 0966459988 Quân 4 – Mr Chị Phụng 0966459988 Quận 4 – Mr. Fu 0984118912 Tan Binh District – M. Anh Fu 0984118912 Quận Tân Bình – Ms. Nhiêm 0989991078 Quân 5 – M. Chị Nhiên – 0989991078 Quận 5.
For money transfer: Nguyen Sieu Han – Account number: 152758685, VPBank, HCMC branch – Phone number 0987030387
Robin Deepu, owner of Babas’ Kitchen restaurants in Saigon, and his employees cook around 500 free meals few times a week and take them to locked-down areas and hospitals in the city to donate to expats, locals, and frontline medical workers. If you need help or want to help contact them HERE
One Egg A Day
One Egg A Day aims to connect benefactors’ support to society’s needy so that they can overcome crises, recover, and thrive. They accept rice, instant noodles, soy sauce, salt, cooking oil, peanuts, dried fish, eggs, milk, sweets and dry provisions, masks, hand sanitizers, and soap, and deliver it to people in the need. They also accept monetary contributions: Account owner: Khuat Thi Hai Oanh – Account number: 0021000392211, Vietcombank, Hanoi branch.
THIỆN NGUYỆN BẾP YÊU THƯƠNG
For few months this mobile food support group has been roaming the streets of HCMC to distribute free meals to the poor and those in lockdown areas in Saigon. In the past, the group also distributed rice-free. Contact them on their FB page for cash or non-cash donation. Info HERE
From Saigon to Saigon
This project raises funds for low-income laborers in the need. For money contribution: Account owner: Nguyen Thi Cam Van – Account number: 20578417, ABC, HCMC branch. Info HERE
Daniel Vo is collecting all donations in Saigon: Food (rice, noodles, canned food, cake, milk, oil, soy sauces, fish sauce, Medicine (Efferalgan 500mg, Vitamin C ) and/or Money for Poor People-who are living around Saigon. They are really in need of our helping on this lockdown time. Daniel and his team can pick up your donations at your door and bring it to them.
Contact him on Messenger or WhatsApp (+84987002098) for more details.
Project Chuyen Rau Vui Ve – Earthworm Food Forest Regenerative – Saigon Eco Compass
Saigon Eco Compass connects and transports fruits and vegetables to quarantined areas in HCMC, Dong Nai, and Binh Duong, as well as to the cities’ most vulnerable populations.
You can let them know about people in the need HERE, introduce a volunteer, or give non-cash contributions: Contact Ms. Lam Hong: 0977000819. You can also help by sending money contribution at Account owner: Ta Thuy Trang – Account number: 03804965569, TP Bank, Phu My Hung branch. Info HERE and HERE
H.A.T (Help a Teacher) is a non-profit organization in Vietnam that raises funds and provides financial assistance to private preschool staff affected by Covid 19, including teachers, nannies, guardians, custodians, and security guards. For money contribution: Account owner: Nguyen Thuy Uyen Phuong – Account number: 19020416473015, Techcombank, Phu My Hung branch. Info HERE
CJ van Vurren
CJ van Vurren, runner of an animal rescue group, but help also people during the Covid epidemic. In Saigon, she rescues cats but also hands out packages of food and other necessities to help locals and Expats during the Covid epidemic. Each package contains rice, beans, eggs, instant noodles, soap to feed a family of four. If you’re in need or want to help contact her on Facebook HERE.
SOS Children’s Village Vietnam
SOS Children’s Village Vietnam is an organization part of the world’s largest non-governmental network that helps children without parents and vulnerable families. Today SOS Children’s village handles thirteen SOS Children’s Villages, ten SOS Youth Facilities, eleven SOS Hermann Gmeiner Schools, twelve SOS Kindergartens, two SOS Vocational Training Centers, five SOS Social Centers (Family Strengthening Programs), and one SOS Medical Centre. Info HERE
For Money contributions: Account owner: Lang tree m SOS Viet Nam – Account number: 12410004003067, BIDV, Hoan Kiem branch.
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