Sign Up for Updates

   Info and options

Core Program Areas

Agriculture Education Emergencies Health HIV and AIDS Microfinance Peacebuilding Water and Sanitation

Cross-Cutting Areas

Capacity Strengthening Climate Change ICT4D IHD Monitoring and Evaluation Youth

Helping children with disabilities access education in Vietnam

Improving access and equity for vulnerable people such as disabled children has been a strategic priority for CRS’ work in the education sector. To help children in Vietnam, CRS launched a pilot project in 1996, at a time when the most widely held view was that such a project might work in more developed countries, but not in Vietnam. After more than ten years of operation, including three grants from the United States Agency for International Development, a dramatic transformation has occurred. The “Inclusion of Vietnamese with Disabilities” project has improved understanding about disabilities on all levels: from individual families to policy makers at the national level. In the provinces where CRS has concentrated its work, at least 70% of children with disabilities are in school.

Download the PDF (327 KB)
Read online

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>