So many things that people may throw away can be put to good use. An example is the pieces of silk that are left behind by tailors. An enterprise in Hà Nội uses them to make paintings and postcards. It is all the idea of a disabled person who has now also given jobs to other disabled people.
Vụn Art is a social enterprise specialising in crafting products from silk debris.
Bombs and landmines caused great suffering during the war years. They continue to cause problems because many are still lying around without ever having exploded.
There are an estimated 800,000 tonnes of unexploded bombs in Việt Nam, with 9,200 communes contaminated by ordnance, accounting for 21 per cent the country's area
A free painting class opened by painters in HCM City teaches the deaf a job and erase their complex. The money they earn from selling their paintings not only helps to support themselves but also to share with other less fortunate handicapped.
Lê Hoài Trung, deputy foreign minister talks to the press about Việt Nam’s achievements in promoting human rights