Sharing vision - Bringing Empowerment

Increasing the integration of persons with disabilities (PWDs) into society - “We can!”

Date: 21/12/2018

Donor: ChildFund Vietnam

Project Goal

The central goal of the “We can” project is to support PWDs integrating more into society as independent and confident citizens believing in themselves and their own power within.


Three major objectives are:

Objective 1: Awareness and understanding on disability of PWDs, family members, local officials and communities are increased to better support PWDs for social inclusion.

Objective 2: Community-based rehabilitation is strengthened for PWDs so that they can be confident and independent to live their lives with dignity.

Objective 3: Livelihood alternatives for PDWs are diversified to support them to sustain their family’s income and life quality.


The core outputs of the proposed project are set up in accordance to three above objectives:

Output 1.1: By the end of 2018, at least 60 PWDs at 02 project areas (who directly engage in the project and become core members of self-help group) understand more about their legal rights and their disability through training, self-help group participation and other project activities.

Output 1.2: By the end of 2018, at least 60 engaged local government staff understand more about legal rights and capacities of PWDs through trainings, self-help group participation and other project activities.

Output 1.3: By the middle of 2018, at least 02 self-help groups in02 targeted districts of 02 provinces established and run their operation to lead activities of local PWDs.

Output 2.1: By the end of 2018, at least 40engaged PWDs and local healthcare officials’ capacities built through training so that they could apply rehabilitation knowledge/ techniques into their lives and works.

Output 2.2: By the end of 2018, at least 02 local community-based rehabilitation formulated in 02 targeted districts of 02 provinces with the core members from self-helps groups and local healthcare officials.

Output 3.1: By the end of 2018, 02 assessment/ survey to identify the needs and alternatives for livelihood development of PWDs and their family members/care providers completed.

Output 3.2: By the middle of 2019, at least 20 targeted households having PWDs participate in pilot interventions and increase their incomes with the active participation of PWDs.