Apr201501

Only three years ago, abandoned animals in Hanoi had nowhere to go.

Pets that were kicked out of home would wander the streets, made to fend for themselves or die.

But in 2012, the city’s volunteer pet rescue service was established – a group of people doing work similar to that of Australia’s RSPCA.

And as Kai Hayes explains, volunteers are also attempting to change the way certain domesticated animals in Vietnam are perceived.

This video originally appeared on Vietnam Today.

Apr201501

The KOTO (Know One, Teach One) Organisation trains young and disadvantaged Vietnamese people in hospitality before they graduate into the workforce.

There are two schools and two restaurants located in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.

Georgina Auton speaks to staff and diners at the Ho Chi Minh City restaurant about why KOTO is much more than just a restaurant.

This video originally appeared at Vietnam Today.

Apr201501

Get Green Vietnam is a project teaching Vietnamese citizens how to live and work sustainably.

Giulietta Avenia spoke with three representatives of Get Green Vietnam to discover how this project changed their lives and the way in which they view their world.

These are their stories.

This video originally appeared on Vietnam Today.