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Vietnam

Poverty and Education Facts

Though the conditions of orphans and street children is constantly improving, thanks to the huge support of international NGOs (which cover 60% of services provided to children in need*), there are still more than 16,000* children living on the streets of Vietnam.

As a consequence of poverty, more than 120,000** children in Vietnam have no access to primary education.

 

*” Vietnam Research Situation Analysis on Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children”, Boston University Center for Global Health and Development in collaboration with Hanoi School of Public Health, Agust 2009.

**UNICEF: “State of the World’s Children 2015” Report.