Guidance on Preventing Child Drowning during COVID-19

The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs in collaboration with the Global Health Advocacy Organization, Hue Help, and UNICEF Vietnam have launched a publication giving guidance to prevent child drowning during the time of COVID-19. This is a publication...

2020: Our programmes in 2020

Happy Lunar New Year! 2020 was a challenging year for many people all around the world. Vietnam has been widely praised for its response to COVID-19. Thanks to strong early action, outbreaks of COVID-19 in Vietnam have been promptly controlled to date. Although the...

COVID-19: How Vietnamese children are drowning because of COVID-19

To date there have been no deaths from COVID-19 infection in Vietnam. But COVID-19 is contributing to risks for what is already the leading cause of child mortality in Vietnam – drowning.   Within the space of a few months,...

COVID-19 Update from Hue Help

As of the 1st of April, Vietnam enters a period of strict social distancing to combat the spread of COVID-19. Everyone is advised to stay at home and only go outside in order to buy food and medicine or in emergency situations. As of now, these measures are to be in...

Hue Help meets with Thua Thien Hue People Committee and authorities in Hue

On the 12the February 2020, Hue Help met with the Vice Chairman of Thua Thien Hue province, Mr Nguyen Dung, along with other officials from provincial bodies. At the meeting, we spoke about our work in the province on our two core projects – Hue Children’s Shelter and...

Swimming for Safety 2019 – the results

This year, Hue Help partnered with LuxDev to deliver our Swimming for Safety programme in three districts in Thua Thien Hue province. Under this programme, we provided training for 15 new teachers and refresher training for 15 existing teachers, who provided training...

He Vui Khoe – Our Drowning Prevention partnership with VTV7!

We are delighted to have partnered with VTV7 to produce a series of educational videos for national TV. Our technical expert, Garry Seghers, features in the videos which are aimed to deliver a number of key messages around drowning prevention, water safety and safe...

Introducing Quynh Doan

Introducing Quynh Doan, our new Programme Assistant. Join us in welcoming Quynh Doan, our new Programme Assistant. Quynh is already well known to Hue Help because she grew up at Hue Children's Shelter. After graduating from Hue University of Economics,...

Water Safety Education in the Classroom – first ever in Hanoi

Water Safety Education in the Classroom, Viet Hung Primary School, Long Bien, Hanoi  In 2016-2017 we worked with other iNGOs to create a classroom based water safety education lesson. Our friends in Swim Vietnam took the lead and the final version, completed...

Hue Help 10th Birthday Celebrations 2007-2017

Our 10th Birthday Celebrations. Hue Help started out in 2006/7 working with the Children’s shelter in Hue City. The shelter is home to around 40 children who have either no parents, or parents who are too poor or sick to care for them. The shelter provides a home,...

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Making Swimming for Safety sustainable…

Making Swimming for Safety sustainable…

Swimming for Safety in low resource settings In the UK, children tend to learn to swim in swimming pools. The benefits of this are obvious – they are clean, warm and controlled environments. In low resource rural environments, access to swimming pools isn’t usually...

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Summer activities at Hue Children’s Shelter!

Summer activities at Hue Children’s Shelter!

From 21st-22nd July 2015, Hue Help organised a summer trip for the kids and the staff at Hue Children Shelter to Da Nang City and Hoi An Ancient Town. The bus picked everybody up at the shelter in the morning and the kids were really excited. Some of them woke up at 5...

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Give a little more this Christmas… for free!

Give a little more this Christmas… for free!

Christmas is a busy time of year. Many people will be shopping online this Christmas, buying gifts for friends and family. At Hue Help, we have partnered with Give As You Live. Give As You Live allows you to shop online from over 3,000 retailers, but send money to Hue...

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Splashing around with 2014 Swimming for Safety

Splashing around with 2014 Swimming for Safety

With the school holidays and summer arriving it is time again for our Swimming for Safety programme. This year 11 Phu Loc schools are participating with 120 students being taught to swim per school by our STA trained swimming tutors. Thanks to kind supporters such as...

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Laguna Lang Co supports Swimming for Safety

Laguna Lang Co supports Swimming for Safety

Laguna Lang Co have generously offered to support part of our Swimming for Safety programme this year in Phu Loc. To promote Swimming for Safety and our partnership, Laguna Lang Co and Hue Help organised a fun promotional swimming event in Laguna's beautiful Banyan...

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The past few months at Hue Children’s Shelter

The past few months at Hue Children’s Shelter

Fun Sunday activities have been a source of enjoyment for all of the children, two international, and two local volunteers recently. One Sunday included special Halloween activities and was a highlight for all. The chasing game ‘Who’s afraid of the monster’ was an...

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Sponsor a swimming lesson for only £5

Sponsor a swimming lesson for only £5

Hue Help relies completely on donations by our generous supporters as we are non-governmental, non-religious organisation. We need your support this Christmas to ensure we can continue our important programmes next year, such as Swimming for Safety. In Vietnam...

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Swimming lessons save lives

Swimming lessons save lives

Phe lives in a rural commune in the heart of Quang Tri district. Her home is surrounded by several bodies of water including a large lake making it a beautiful but treacherous area for the many people there who never have the chance to learn to swim. Phe’s life came...

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Teaching swimming in Hue

Teaching swimming in Hue

This year Hue Help and Nordic Assistance to Vietnam (NAV) worked together to teach swimming in regional areas around Hue. During "Swim towards Disaster Risk Reduction" 119 school teachers learnt how to teach elementary aged school children water safety, swimming and...

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