New Life Page for 35 "Invisible" Children- Vietnam

by Research Center for Management and Sustainable Development (MSD) Vetted since 2017

Summary

Continuously, our project aim is to help 35 street children in Vietnam to get personal documents and access to education, health care, social insurance and other public services, for better secured future. They will become from INVISIBLE, UNRECOGNIZED and LEFT BEHIND by the society to be invisible and their rights implemented. We envision for the vision - where all children and their families are able to access equal opportunities to unleash and maximize the potential.

$7,700
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$1,582
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Challenge

There are more than 10,000 street children in Hochiminh city. More than half of them do not have any personal documents. Without personal documents, they are INVISIBLE and UNRECOGNIZED by the world and have no access to education, health care, and any kinds of social public services. They are ignored and left behind and even denied by the locals. Many street children cannot go to school.

Solution

The project will educate street children, connect them with the network of social workers, lawyers and local government to get the personal documents and access to public services and development opportunities: (1) educating street children and families to take efforts in getting the personal documents; (2) finding evidences for the children's identity; (3) connecting the network of social workers, layers and local government; (4) supporting disadvantaged children with small scholarships.

Long-Term Impact

By helping these street children today, you will open A NEW LIFE PAGE for them when they are recognized and identified as citizens of the country and have their own rights to access to equal public services and opportunities. In addition, you are not only helping some children with secured better future, not just for them, but for HCM city and Vietnam. By working with and investing in the most vulnerable group in society, we hope to unleash, maximize their potentials to country's next leaders

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​msdvietnam.org/​home/​
A previous project implemented by MSD
Handbook for supporting street children
Project Leader:
MSD Vietnam
Hanoi, Hanoi Vietnam
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