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VUSTA Registration

REACH is a local non-government organization registered with VUSTA – Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations

The member associations of VUSTA operate under their own statutes and regulations with broad autonomous rights. However they have to abide by VUSTA’s main directives, under the guidance and control of VUSTA’s Central Council.

REACH prepares an annual report for VUSTA setting out what it has achieved, projects implemented during the year, funding received. REACH must obtain VUSTA approval before implementing any new project/new funding.


Currently REACH has a two external directors, who, together with the Executive Director, make up the REACH Board. 

Ms. Pham Thi Thanh Tam

Executive Director and founding board member

Ms. Tam was appointed as the first Executive Director of REACH at its establishment in January 2008 and brings many years of experience in training disadvantaged youth and project management to the REACH board. As the Executive Director of REACH, Ms. Tam has successfully led the expansion of REACH’s coverage and curriculum. REACH now has over 50 staff working in 5 training centers across Vietnam and has graduated over 10,000 students. Before her appointment as Executive Director, Ms. Tam led a four year Plan International LABS project to establish the REACH organization. Ms. Tam has a M.A., from Vietnam – Netherlands Master Program in Economics of Development, National Economics University, Hanoi.
DOB: 06 July, 1976


Mr. Phan Quoc Viet, Director

Founding Board member

Mr. Viet is a founding REACH board member and brings years of experience in training delivery to the REACH board. Mr. Viet is the co-founder of the Tam Viet group. The Tam Viet group specializes in providing leadership, team-work and organization skills training to help staff unlock their hidden potential. The Tam Viet group has a number of large public and private institutional clients and has designed and delivered training courses to more than 35,000 trainees.  

Mr. Viet holds a Doctor of mathematical physics (University of Lomonoxop) (1884-1988)

DOB: 14 February 1954

Mr. Bui Phuong Dong

Founding Board member

Mr. Dong is a founding board member of REACH and brings years of experience in vocational training and job placement services to the REACH Board. Mr. Dong is a director of the Vocational Training and Job Service Center for youth, which is run by the Vietnamese Youth Union. Mr. Dongis is also a long-standing provider of free training courses for disadvantaged adults and youth in Vietnam.

Mr. Dong holds a Bachelor of Politics and a Bachelor of Law degree.

REACH Donors

REACH commits to annual funding agreements with all of its major donors. These agreements set objectives, outcomes targets and budgets for each program as well as how the REACH grant will be monitored and evaluated. There is regular reporting to donors on program outcomes and expenditure.

REACH’s financial records are independently audited annually.  

REACH Executive

The Executive Team is led by the Executive Director.  The Executive Team consists of the Executive Director, the Regional Managers and Marketing Manager. The Senior Accountant and Human Resources Executive attend meetings as required.

The REACH Executive work to the Strategic Plan 2010 – 2015, which is reviewed each year by the Executive and by Plan in Vietnam. The REACH Executive prepare an annual Action Plan which is closely monitored by the Executive Team at their regular meetings.
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