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Whoo-hoo! We’ve made Asia’s final 6 in the Transforming Lives Awards!


REACH has been named one of the 6 Asian regional finalists in the Philanthropy University and Alquity Transforming Lives Awards and the whole team could not be more excited! Under the auspices of fundraising officer, Anh Nguyen, an initial application was put forward in November into the first round of the awards. Once accepted, a second full application was put forward in January. Since then it has been an anxious wait.

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Kham Lam FC wins inaugural REACH Rumble!


Join REACH Rumble Football Tournament and help raise funds


The REACH Rumble 2019 is REACH’s inaugural football competition that aims to bring together our students, sponsors, donors, business partners, and the wider Hanoian community on the football pitch.



8 Award Winners Celebrated at ZSL London Zoo, Sharing In Prizes Totalling $530,000. London, UK – September 11th, 2019 – A year long search for the recipients of the inaugural Transforming Lives Awards concluded Monday night with a gala reception held at ZSL London Zoo. After a full day of panel discussions, Alquity’s Future World Forum, winners found themselves surrounded by over 200 esteemed guests, in what was a night of celebration and discussion of positive change in the world.

Excited students pack YCI opening ceremony in Ho Chi Minh city


On the 6th September 2019, the opening ceremony of the Youth Career Initiative took place at Le Meridien Saigon hotel. This was the result of a long partnership between YCI, hotels namely Sheraton Saigon Hotel, Le Meridien Saigon, Renaissance Riverside Saigon and REACH center.

Visit from Victorian Government delegation helps promote greater international linkages at REACH


Hanoi, Vietnam—August 30 2019—A delegation from the State Government of Victoria (Australia) has today visited REACH’s Hanoi campus further cementing ties between REACH and the Victorian vocational education system. This comes just weeks after REACH’s Executive Director, Tam Pham Thi Thanh, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Victoria’s Chisholm Institute.

Congratulations to more than 300 graduates and welcomed 542 new students at REACH


the course in 2019-2020 marked a leap of REACH with more than 500 students in 5 centers Hanoi, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Hai Duong.

Meet the beautiful Food and Beverage facilitator at REACH Hanoi


“I will try harder to contribute my youth to accompany the mission of REACH: Supporting disadvantaged young people to have vocational training and employment”, Ms. Ngoc Nguyen said.

The UK’s Benedict Sacarello Joins the Team Tasked with Revamping the REACH Bikeshare Program


Ben Sacarello from the UK has joined the team at REACH Hanoi for a one month stint facilitated by Volunteers Abroad. Ben is an undergraduate student studying Geography at the University of Liverpool but his goals are far greater than just an undergraduate degree..

Local NGO REACH signs MOU with Australia’s Chisholm Institute


REACH Vietnam has signed an MOU with Chisholm Institute in Australia to provide recognition of prior learning for up to 50 REACH students in the first year In attendance were: Australian Ambassador, Her Excellency, Ms Robyn Mudie; Executive Director of REACH Vietnam, Ms Tam Pham Thi Thanh; CEO of Chisholm, Mr Stephen Varty; Chisholm Institute Board Chair, Mr Stephen Marks; Country Director of Plan International, Ms Sharon Kane; and Country Director of The Asia Foundation, Mr Michael DiGregorio.