Volunteers for Peace Vietnam

Together make a better world

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Who are we?

Volunteers For Peace Vietnam (VPV) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation that was founded in 2005 to provide help and education to people in both urban and rural Vietnam. Our mission is to promote voluntary work and to attract international and local volunteers, with the ultimate goal of fostering cultural and educational exchange, friendship, and peace.
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Focus areas & activities

VPV has 3 focus areas: education, social work, and youth/community development.  Within these areas, activities include: teaching foreign languages, childcare, caring for individuals with disabilities, working with local NGOs, health and environment education, construction/conservation, as well as organising events, training courses, and fundraising activities.



VPV offers dedicated programs in North and South Vietnam for both local and international volunteers, including individual, group, and work camp programs.  The programs are either located in Hanoi and the surrounding areas or Ho Chi Minh City, with a program length that can range from two weeks to one year or longer.


What a great experience – in many different ways…

When I first arrived at the VPV „Peace House“, I felt like I accidentally ended up in a new reality TV show –“Big Brother” style. It was very new to me to be surrounded by others 24/7 – but I got used to it quickly, and I particularly enjoyed the evening activities...

Working with disabled children

It has been almost three months since I came to VPV in order to work with disabled children. Time flies by so fast, it is both amazing and scary. Now here I am, looking back on my experiences, unable to realize that it is soon supposed to be over. I could spend hours...

The Pursuit Of Food- uh, Happiness.

It began with an invitation.  An invitation that was more of a rumor, moreover, as it so often happens. Mai, one of the local supporters, wanted to go for lunch with us (“us” being the volunteers, open invitation) in the Old Quarter – said Joel, my fellow volunteer...

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Contact details

Office address: No56, Lane 99, Nguyen Phong Sac Str., Cau Giay District, Hà Nội 10000

Phone: +84 4 3765 2719

Email: vpv@vpv.vn