Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 1 - 15 Aug, 2018.

It is informed by East Meets West (EMW) that, Belinda Abraham, with her over 15 years’ experience in the area of international development, has joined EMW/Thrive Networks since May as the new Country Director and Regional Program Director in Vietnam.  She continues her predecessor’s Ms. Loan Hong Duong’s work in guiding the programs towards high quality results building on innovative approaches, evidence generation and sound partnerships. More information abour Belinda can be found here.

Should you wish to learn more about East Meet West new exciting new developments and projects, please contact Belinda Abraham at [email protected]
Since May 2018, The Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific Limited (AFAP) in Vietnam has changed its name to Action on Poverty (AOP) in Vietnam.

Its address in Vietnam remains the same: No. 30, Lane 12, Dang Thai Mai, Tay Ho, Hanoi. Phone number: +84 24 3856 2421. Email: [email protected].

Since 1989, Action on Poverty has been working with local changemakers in Vietnam to disrupt the cycle of entrenched poverty in their communities. For more information, please visit

There is no meeting scheduled for the first half of August 2018.

Please check the 'Calendar of Events' section on our home page for the latest updates and possible changes.

Warm greetings from the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre's Team!