Monthly Archives: July 2012

The First Meeting of the Global Giving Cabinet

Though we are still a few months away from the official launch of the Global Giving Campaign, our team is already hard at work–planning, organizing, and preparing for the weeks to come. Last week, our newly formed Global Giving Cabinet met to map out the timing and responsibilities for the coming days, weeks, and months. […]

Welcome to the Global Giving Campaign Diary!

REACH is embarking on its first ever large-scale online fundraising campaign! From September 1st until September 30th, REACH will participate in the Global Giving Challenge to raise $10,000 to sponsor one of our 12 week intensive vocational training courses for 20 disadvantaged women in Vietnam. In addition to technical training, we will provide graduates with 6 months […]

Home Away from Home: The Da Nang Alumni Cafe

Thanks to the ingenuity of three REACH graduates, REACH students and alumni in Da Nang now have a place where they can gather outside the classroom. The founders of the aptly named Alumni Café—Hue, Thoai, and Lai—opened shop on March 6, and have been using the skills that they learned in their vocational training courses—including […]

Personal Story: The Birthday Party

Through this blog, we are proud to present you with first-hand accounts of experiences that have impacted the lives of REACH students and alumni. The following story was written by former REACH student Nguyen Thi Thuy Hang and has been translated into English so that we could share it with all of you. Hang was […]

Mobilization Diary

REACH team in Hoi An will never forget the March-April mobilization campaign, which was successful and of great meaning.  Early March  The campaign started with whole-hearted support from 26 students of batch 4. The team visited crowded sites from central markets to small ones (“squatting market” in local term), industrial zones, internet café, coffee shops, […]

Welcome to the REACH Blog

This is the beginning of the REACH blog. On this site we will be encouraging our friends and supporters to engage with us in many conversations about how we can improve employment outcomes for disadvantaged young people in Vietnam. As I write this first blog from REACH HQ in Hanoi I can hear an intense […]