Vinacapital Foundation


We fulfill our vision through three unique program areas in health and education.

Our vision is a Vietnam where all children, regardless of health complications or a lack of access to education, can take advantage of the numerous opportunities available so that they may contribute to society and accomplish their dreams.

  • Heartbeat Vietnam

    Heartbeat Vietnam funds life-saving heart operations for the most financially disadvantaged children in Vietnam.

    With matching funds from provincial government organizations, and insurance coverage, the cost to a donor to save a child’s life with heart surgery is just 1,200 USD.

    A recent study of heart surgeries in Vietnam estimates that there are thousands of children waiting at any given time to receive this surgery. Many of these children are never diagnosed....

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  • Critical Response

    In Vietnam, forty thousand children a year die needlessly in emergencies where access to quality care is limited by distance, lack of skills or equipment. This program provides the missing pieces to assure fast response for a child in respiratory or cardiac arrest, and the training to handle pediatric emergency situations.

    The pediatric crash cart, an absolute necessity in emergency rooms and ICU's, places all of the pieces of equipment needed...

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  • Survive To Thrive

    Reducing infant mortality and improving outcomes of neonates across Vietnam through innovative partnerships

    Neonatal mortality in Vietnam accounts for more than 60% of all deaths in children under five. These deaths could be prevented if medical staff were adequately trained to monitor the pregnancy, assist at childbirth, and provide urgent post-natal care.  Survive to Thrive aims to decrease infant mortality and improve outcomes for premature babies by building capacity for...

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  • A Brighter Path

    A Brighter Path: Scholarships for Ethnic Minority Girls

    Providing education, skills, resources and hope for a brighter future.

    More than half of Vietnam’s ethnic minority households live in poverty, according to Vietnam’s General Statistics Office. That’s over six million people who struggle to address their basic needs and to access opportunities to prosper.

    Living in rural areas, their financial struggles are exacerbated by social and cultural isolation. Ethnic minorities, especially girls, often...

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