Vietnam is a country with great opportunities. This is why our focus is on disadvantaged youth, who are likely to miss out on these opportunities because they have to overcome challenges that most do not have.

Our graduates, who have reached out for their own future, have demonstrated great courage and determination. Through hard work, they are turning their lives around. Meet some of our inspiring students and read their stories below.

REACH courses are designed exclusively for street and migrant youth, school dropouts, unemployed secondary school graduates and resettlement community members.

This includes young people in the following circumstances:

Economically poor family backgrounds
Economically poor family backgrounds
Victims of violence, gender inequality or discrimination
Victims of violence, gender inequality or discrimination

(Living with disability; Violence victim, trafficked victim, single mother, LGBT+, Ethnic minority)

Youth lack of family care
Youth lack of family care
At risk young people
At risk young people
Economically affected youth
Economically affected youth

We find our students through our mobilization campaigns.

In the months before a new course starts, our staff run a recruitment drive, via local organizations like the Youth Union, contacts such as the commune leaders in areas where our students are likely to live, and places young people frequent such as markets and bus stations.

We work closely with other NGOs who support our target group. Our students talk to their friends and neighbors – word of mouth is a great recommendation., and our Alumni also get involved.

Together we make sure that young people learn about our program and sign up.

  • Viet Ngoc Cam a YCI student at REACH

    Viet Ngoc Cam

    Viet Ngoc Cam
    Course: REACH Hanoi - a YCI student

    At 15 years old, Viet decided to quit school and move to Hanoi, working on a construction site to earn some money and he ...

  • Trung Dang a Sale marketing student at REACH

    Trung Tien Dang

    Dang Tien Trung
    Course: REACH Hanoi - Sale and Marketing Batch 28

    Trung is 21 years old, and for 21 years he has not understood why his parents decided to give up on him when he was just ...

  • Nhuong Ngo a food and beverage student

    Nhuong Van Ngo

    Ngo Van Nhuong
    Course: REACH Hanoi - Food & Beverage

    Life could have turned out very differently for Nhuong. Many boys his age that drop out of school become aimless or invo ...

  • REACH student

    Quang Duy Ngo

    Ngo Quang Duy
    Course: REACH Hanoi - Graphic Design 2D

    At the age of 16, Quang stopped his schooling, as his family did not have enough money to continue his education. In add ...