Average life expectancy:
Proficiency in writing and reading:
Access to clean drinking water:
GDP per citizen:
19 pr. 1,000 born alive
59 pr. 100.000 born alive
In spite of several years of strong economic growth in Vietnam, around a fifth of the population is still living below the poverty line. Vietnam thus still has a great need for improvements in areas such as equality, education, health care, water supply, sanitary conditions, the environment and sustainable use of the country’s natural resources.
Vietnam is in a high-risk area for cyclones and tropical hurricanes, and CARE’s projects have therefore trained local communities and local organisations in disaster prevention and assisted in the establishment of mangrove plantations to ward off the worst impacts of the increasing number of cyclones that rage in the region.
CARE Danmark in Vietnam
CARE Danmark has two projects in Vietnam focusing on improving living conditions for the poor, rural population and sustainable environmental management.
CARE is among other things working on creating possibilities for poor farmers to benefit from the country’s economic development through improved income opportunities, better market access, access to business counseling and agricultural extension services.
To know more about CARE Danmark’s work in Vietnam please contact Programme Coordinator Flemming Gjedde-Nielsen
Programme Coordinator, Asia
+45 35 200 100