Friendships Blossom During Hopeful Visit to Tam Duc Hospital

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On Friday, June 7, I accompanied Heartbeat Vietnam as they visited beneficiaries at Tam Duc Hospital. I saw Little faces, in the process of experiencing a life changing event – one that would not only save them, but make them stronger than the adults who filled their hospital rooms picking, probing, and soothing them. A […]

Students from The American School Kick off Heartbeat Vietnam Week with Their Second Annual Heartbeat Vietnam Assembly

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For the second year in row students from the American School (TAS) skipped, hopped, and jumped in lines of two through the doors of their school’s cafeteria, and anxiously awaited the commencement of what their school has coined “Heartbeat Vietnam Week”. The kick-off is the first event tied to a weeklong fund raising effort the […]

Heartbeat Vietnam Teen Brings High Score Four Years Later with Care Grant

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Four years ago a little boy in Vietnam’s southern countryside, who received a new lease on life, believed there was no way he could go back to school. In December 2009, Phuc received a surgery to correct his congenital heart defect. Like many children, Phuc was tremendously grateful to be granted a heart surgery free […]

Yen Nhi Won Second Prize in “Raise Your Hand – Share Your Voice” Contest

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Yen Nhi — a beneficiary of the VinaCapital Foundation’s seven-year scholarship program for talented ethnic minority girls — won the second prize of Raise Your Hand – Share Your Voice, a social initiative contest recently organized by the Ho Chi Minh City-based LIN Center for Community Development. Together with four other winners, Yen Nhi was present at the […]

Issues in Education for Vietnamese Children

As an organization that is committed to social impact, the VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) makes informed decisions based on rigorous assessment of its beneficiaries – past, current and potential. As part of this regular assessment effort, VCF has put together a brief on the problems that Vietnamese children are facing in education, which is one of […]