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

13/06/2019

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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Meet the beautiful Food and Beverage facilitator at REACH Hanoi

19/08/2019

“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

14/08/2019

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

09/08/2019

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.

REACH ANNOUNCED AS A 2019 TRANSFORMING LIVES AWARDS WINNER AND GIVEN $60,000 TO ACCELERATE ITS OUTSTANDING SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOOD PROGRAM IN VIETNAM

07/08/2019

Kicking Goals Transforming Lives: REACH Rumble Football Tournament Officially Announced

01/08/2019

Fundraising event to help educate underprivileged and disadvantaged youth September 29 has been announced as the date of the inaugural REACH Rumble Football Tournament We’re currently looking for sponsors to help fund the event and raise money The REACH Rumble will be held at British University Vietnam

REACH Provides Opportunities To H’Mong Ethnic Minority

23/07/2019

Youths from the H’mong ethnic minority have visited REACH headquarters over the weekend to learn about the vocational education opportunities REACH has on offer. “I really like the activities today. The teachers have taken us a tour around to the center. It is very cool,” said 16 year old, H’mong student, Ma Thi Di, from Sa Pa. The young men and women, from one of Vietnam’s poorest ethnic minorities ate sweets, danced, and played games giving them a welcome reprieve from a busy weekend in the capital.

“Very inspiring” and “Impressive”: Tui Hotels & Resorts and TMG Group executives give verdict on REACH centre inspections

19/07/2019

REACH Headquarters has been paid a visit by Tui Hotels & Resorts, Senior Development Manager, Dieter Schenk, and the TMG Group, Project Director, Tania Koesten, and their praise of REACH’s operation could not be higher. “I think it is very inspiring. We see all of the achievements… and how you transform lives, actually so many lives, it is very inspiring,” said Koesten.

REACH - CAREER FOR THE DISADVANTAGED YOUTH INTEGRATING IN THE COMMUNITY

17/07/2019

Career orientation, vocational training, introducing jobs has never been easy, particularly for the disadvantaged people in society. For that reason, not many people are confident enough to develop activities on this segment, even charity organizations or clubs. However, REACH has proved that this is not impossible when it is courageous to venture into difficult areas and achieve success as a social enterprise.

REACH’s Revina REACHes the One Year Mark!

15/07/2019

REACH’s first social enterprise, Revina, has celebrated its one year anniversary over the weekend proving that success does indeed come with hard work and initiative. The event, held at Revina’s new offices in Thanh Xuan district, Hanoi, saw praise heaped on the young workforce who have managed to grow a thriving enterprise that is now dealing with customers all around the world including the UK, Australia, and the United States.