There are very limited options for employment available for a person with a disability in Vietnam. Some people manage to find work selling lottery tickets or newspapers to tourists. Some find work making and selling handicrafts.  Preparation for work is part of the curriculum for our older children and one that we will be focusing on more intently as more of our students now approach the age where they are ready to leave our centre.  We aim to train them in simple farming, service industry and tailoring skills, and to work with their prospective new employers to help them support and understand their new young employees. We are open to partnerships from those interested in giving this chance to our graduates.

Voluntourism

Voluntourism, closely linked with Orphanage tourism, often results in very little benefit to local communities. The focus seems to be more on the “experience” of... Read more →