NEWS ARCHIVE – ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Helping Local People Farm Profitably In Light Of Urbanization

Helping Local People Farm Profitably In Light Of Urbanization

Hanoi is rapidly expanding. Farming areas that have traditionally been on the outskirts of the city are now considered suburbs and some farmland is being converted to industrial use. Continuing to farm in this urbanizing environment requires prepared leadership and...

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Community Learns That Progress Starts With Developing People

Community Learns That Progress Starts With Developing People

Because of YWAM Mercy's involvement, one Ba Vi community has learned to focus first on investing in people, rather than infrastructure. YWAM Mercy has been working here on-and-off for the past 20 years and recently local leaders asked us to help them assess their...

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Safe Farming Models Expand Despite Pandemic

Safe Farming Models Expand Despite Pandemic

We have made a plan to expand safe-farming models to new families.  Fortunately, we had a window in Vietnam where there were no COVID cases and we were able to go to the village and identify new farmers with the right conditions to trial growing grafted tomatoes and...

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Cowbank Helps Family Stay Together

Cowbank Helps Family Stay Together

Mr. Ham now has the opportunity to stay home with his family.  Previously, he had to travel far from home for long periods of time looking for construction work. He was not able to make enough close to home to feed his family. His six family members live in a 20...

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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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Asparagus Model Offers Farmers a Higher Profit Crop Option

Asparagus Model Offers Farmers a Higher Profit Crop Option

In recent years, YWAM Mercy Vietnam has been helping one community introduce new agricultural technologies and testing methods. We have implemented many crop models which show how raising different crops can bring higher profits than raising rice. This year the...

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