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Exploratory Visit to Bac Kan

Exploratory Visit to Bac Kan

YWAM Mercy seeks to help those who are most disadvantaged and vulnerable in Vietnam. Since some of the communities we have helped in the past are now able to continue to develop on their own, we met with government officials to see where else we might be able to make...

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Progress Report: Oanh’s New House

Progress Report: Oanh’s New House

BEFORE: The old house which was in danger of collapsing  AFTER: The new house is bright and airy, a safe place for Oanh's family. In December 2018, we shared the urgent need of Oanh and her family to rebuild their crumbling home. (Read Can You Help Oanh's Family Build...

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CURRENT NEWS – FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

Familiar Troi Cakes Bring Comfort During Pandemic

Familiar Troi Cakes Bring Comfort During Pandemic

The coronavirus has forced people all over the world to shelter-in-place which for many, has led to boredom or anxiety.  Children in our three community-based children's homes had a break in the mononity when they made traditional Troi Cakes (bánh trôi) on what...

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Ba Vi Preschool Receives Accolades & Outdoor Playground

Ba Vi Preschool Receives Accolades & Outdoor Playground

Twelve years ago, Ba Vi leaders approached YWAM Mercy for help with their Early Childhood Education efforts. We have been gradually working with the community to upgrade their preschool facilities. But still, one Ba Vi preschool didn't have enough classrooms. It had...

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Children’s Homes Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

Children’s Homes Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

The safety and well-being of our Children's Home staff and the children that we serve is our top priority at YWAM Mercy Vietnam. Our three Homes remain operational amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with necessary adjustments to help protect everyone. After the first...

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CURRENT NEWS – ECONOMIC EMPOWEREMENT

Cow Bank Gives Mrs. Van Hope to Escape Poverty

Cow Bank Gives Mrs. Van Hope to Escape Poverty

Mrs. Van really wanted to join the cow bank. She has lived on her own since her husband divorced her right after she gave birth to their second child, leaving her in a very difficult position financially. She lives in a very small house, and alone cares for her family...

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Family Business Training Empowers Women

Family Business Training Empowers Women

When all local farmers harvest the same crops at the same time, the inevitable outcome is a glut of produce and a low profit. This has been the situation in one Bac Giang village where we are working. YWAM Mercy provided Family Business Training to help farmers make...

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New Models for Higher Agricultural Incomes

New Models for Higher Agricultural Incomes

Farmers eager to receive high-quality seedlings for planting in their model farms Creating successful models of new and different crops allows people to see the success this brings and helps them realize they also can do this.  That's why YWAM Mercy Vietnam, focuses...

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CURRENT NEWS – ENVIRONMENT AND SANITATION

Prospering Despite the Pandemic

Prospering Despite the Pandemic

Demand for safe, high-quality vegetables is increasing along with their market price. The suburban farmers involved in YWAM Mercy’s safe-farming model benefit from their strategic location which is close enough to city so pandemic regulations still allow them to bring...

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Hydroponics: A Solution for Suburban Farmers

Hydroponics: A Solution for Suburban Farmers

Vietnam needs to replace unsafe and unproductive farming practices which pollute the environment and damage people’s health. Hydroponics may be part of the solution.Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in a nutrient-rich water-based environment. It has many...

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CURRENT NEWS – BY LOCATION

BA VI

Familiar Troi Cakes Bring Comfort During Pandemic

Familiar Troi Cakes Bring Comfort During Pandemic

The coronavirus has forced people all over the world to shelter-in-place which for many, has led to boredom or anxiety.  Children in our three community-based children's homes had a break in the mononity when they made traditional Troi Cakes (bánh trôi) on what...

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Ba Vi Preschool Receives Accolades & Outdoor Playground

Ba Vi Preschool Receives Accolades & Outdoor Playground

Twelve years ago, Ba Vi leaders approached YWAM Mercy for help with their Early Childhood Education efforts. We have been gradually working with the community to upgrade their preschool facilities. But still, one Ba Vi preschool didn't have enough classrooms. It had...

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LUC NAM

Cow Bank Gives Mrs. Van Hope to Escape Poverty

Cow Bank Gives Mrs. Van Hope to Escape Poverty

Mrs. Van really wanted to join the cow bank. She has lived on her own since her husband divorced her right after she gave birth to their second child, leaving her in a very difficult position financially. She lives in a very small house, and alone cares for her family...

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HOAI DUC

Prospering Despite the Pandemic

Prospering Despite the Pandemic

Demand for safe, high-quality vegetables is increasing along with their market price. The suburban farmers involved in YWAM Mercy’s safe-farming model benefit from their strategic location which is close enough to city so pandemic regulations still allow them to bring...

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Young Math Teacher Promotes Reading Culture in Her School

Young Math Teacher Promotes Reading Culture in Her School

Ms. Phuong teaches math, but she also champions reading for her whole school.  In fact, her class has checked out the most books from the child-friendly library which was developed in partnership with YWAM Mercy Vietnam. Passionate about reading, Ms. Phuong has...

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