EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES TO ADDRESS POVERTY THROUGH SPECIFIC, SUSTAINABLE, COMMUNITY-BASED DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Healthy families and quality care for children are vitally important to sustainable community change.
Access to opportunity and information is essential to breaking the poverty cycle.

Businesses functioning well and growing are the foundation of a healthy community.

Protecting the environment is important for developing a thriving community.

CREATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE CHANGE

WHAT MAKES OUR PROGRAM UNIQUE:

    • Community Specific

    • Community Run

    • Community Owned

    • Individually Focused

FEATURED STORIES

‘WHEN THOSE WHO NEED HELP BECOME PART OF THE SOLUTION, EVERYTHING CHANGES, FROM OWNERSHIP OF THE PROBLEM TO SUSTAINABILITY OF THE SOLUTION TO THE DIGNITY OF THE PEOPLE WHO RISE UP TO OVERCOME.’

— Stephan Bauman

SERVING COMMUNITIES IN VIETNAM

YWAM Mercy Vietnam is working in three districts located in the northern region of Vietnam.  These areas are undergoing rapid economic change.

Since 1986 the country has moved from being one of the poorest countries in the world with a per capita income of around $100 US to a lower middle-income status with a per capita income of around $2,100 at the end of 2015. However, the benefits are unevenly spread and many of the nation’s farmers (66% of the population) can no longer rely on subsistence agriculture for their income.

YOU CAN HELP A CHILD STAY IN SCHOOL FOR JUST $10!

Each year YWAM Mercy Vietnam encounters children in the areas where we work who are at-risk of dropping out of school because their family does not have the small amount of money needed to provide them with school supplies, books, book bags and uniforms, or in some cases bicycles or school fees.  For most of these children $10 can provide what is needed to keep them in school this year.  You can make a difference in the life of a child!

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