NEWS ARCHIVE – ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Community Learns Six Life Aspects For Success

Community Learns Six Life Aspects For Success

Helping people to set goals and plan for the future builds stronger communities. When people think only about the present and earning enough money for daily expenses it has a negative effect on individuals and their families, especially the children because then life...

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Cowbank Update: Lumpy Skin Disease Now Under Control

Cowbank Update: Lumpy Skin Disease Now Under Control

Between December 2020 and January 2021, Luc Nam villagers discovered a strange disease which affected some of the cows in our cowbank. ​Our consultant from the Agricultural University, Mr. Thanh, came to investigate, identifying the hard bumps under the cow's skin as...

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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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