Vietnam

Vietnam Update, Fall 2016

Working with the Dariu Foundation of Switzerland, Pedals for Progress shipped two containers to Vietnam in 2011 and 2012, totaling 1135 bicycles. The bicycles were distributed by the Vinh Long Union of Friendship Organization in the upper Mekong Delta. Vietnam has very strict import laws and we had not been able to get permission to bring in bikes since 2012. We were more...

Microloans and Bicycles in Vietnam

Spring 2013 InGear Tran Thi Cam Nhung is a farmer living with her family in the Vinh Long province of southern Vietnam. Nhung and her husband, Nguyen Van Can, have two children, a five-year-old son and a thirteen-year-old daughter. Having little money, Nhung and her family have always had to work hard to make ends meet. In 2009, Nhung joined the microfinance program more...

Vietnam

Partner: Vinh Long Friendship Organization 1,135 bikes shipped since more...

570 Bikes Shipped! Pedals for Progress ships Vietnam #2

Opening up a new program is always very exciting.  The potential of really making some substantial change for the good.  Last May we loaded our 1st container to the Vinh Long Union of Friendship. ViUFO has three branches in the rural delta and rural areas of south west Vietnam, Vung Liem and Tra On which are in Vinh Long province and Tan Phu which is in Dong Nai more...

It’s More Than Luck for this Lottery Ticket Seller

by Nguyen Van Hanh Winter 2011 InGear Mr. Tran Van Oanh, 56 years old, was born to a poor family in Vung Liem district, in the Mekong province of Vinh Long, 180 km west of Ho Chi Minh City. In addition to his economic hardship, he was born with a hearing impairment. By the late 1980s, he was married and became the father of two children. During the 1990s, he took on more...

Pedals for Progress Now in Vietnam

Most recently, P4P’s readers have been kept abreast of our endeavors in locations such as Albania, Moldova, Uganda, and Ghana. We are now extremely pleased to announce that a new partner has joined P4P. Located in southwestern Vietnam, the Vinh Long Union of Friendship Organizations (VLUFO) collaborates with us to provide bicycles to the children in the Mekong Delta more...

Pedals for Progress and the Dariu Foundation in Vietnam

Pedals for Progress and the Dariu Foundation (based in Switzerland) are please to announce that we have received importation permits from the Government of Vietnam.  P4P is now planning on sending our first shipment of bicycles to Ho Chi Minh City by late April, 2011. The Dariu Foundation will start distribution first in southwestern Vietnam in the Vinh Long Province more...