Work on sustainable development




Ta Van in Sapa (Lao Cai province) is a poor mountain districts in Northern Vietnam. Almost all of the local population are ethnic people, who are semi-illiterate, and lack education. Most of these people are farmers with very low income, are living in difficult conditions.


The ecosystem is valuable and it is important to preserve it. Sapa is visited by many tourists for its nature and the ethnics groups live from the agriculture, the resources of nature.

Waste management is as important for the health of the population as it is for the tourist attraction. Helping people to classify waste is important for the environmental protection and the sustainable development


Raising awareness about environmental protection in Ta Van village enable to preserve nature for the future generations and allow the population to live in a healthy environment



With the purpose of helping these ethnic populations acquire the knowledge and skills needed for their future and to protect the environment, CVTD is implementing a sustainable development program in Ta Van village. The program aims at raise awareness on the ecosystem, teach locals to take care of their wastes, sensitize about hygiene and asbestos that are known to cause serious health hazards in humans.



Prepare and teach classes to raise awareness to the population about waste and ecosystem. 

Create campaigns of cleaning the villages by mobilizing young ethnic people of the region to teach them to respect nature and raise awareness about wastes.

Raise awareness about Asbestos that are known to cause serious health hazards in humans.

Raise awareness about the importance of clean kitchen and houses for the heath of the populations. 


Location: Ta Van, Sapa (Lao Cai province)

Duration: 1 week +

Start date: Monday of every week. Available around year

Working hours: 5 hours per day, 5 - 6 days per week

  • Type of work: Teaching/ Management/ Language practice/ Charity work/ Other.



Furnished comfortable accommodation at the Volunteer House, including a shared kitchen and Internet capabilities.Residential registration and working visa extension.Vietnamese lessons can be offered on request.Opportunities to discovery special cultural areas for free in every weekend.Volunteer will be provided with sufficient and well-arranged working facilities, including a computer with Internet access, a shared printer and many helpful and friendly colleagues. 



Native speaker or fully fluent in English Knowledge on sustainable development  Bachelor degree in fields of social science, social work, social administration, social planning and development, international relation, public relation, or related areas.Strong inter-personal skills and experience in working with people,..         






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