- Charitable, Educational, etc. Organization
VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) is a USA registered 501-c3 public charitable organization, registered as a foreign NGO in Vietnam. Founded in 2006, VCF aims to support the economic growth of Vietnam through healthcare and education programs. The work of VCF touches the lives of millions of Vietnamese in 63 provinces every year.
VCF’s grassroots medical programs include Heartbeat Vietnam which funds heart surgeries, including pre- and post-operative care, as well as, Rural Outreach Clinics to screen children in remote areas. Medical capacity building programs include Critical Response – Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training & emergency equipment; and, Survive to Thrive – Improving Neonatal Care in Vietnam, and the International Symposium for Pediatric Care- educating doctors. VCF’s education initiative, A Brighter Path, is an empowerment and scholarship program for disadvantaged but academically talented ethnic minority girls that develop communities and reduces poverty.
New VCF initiatives include advocacy, prevention, and treatment for poor children with Retinopathy of Prematurity and the National Hearing Mission. The National Hearing Mission identifies children and adults suffering from hearing loss, provide professional medical diagnosis and corresponding devices to correct and/or improve hearing, establish speech therapy if needed and ensure free maintenance and adjustments for each patient in the future. All donations to VCF go to the program activity designated by the donor and the organization is audited annually by KPMG.
Whom to Contact
- Mr. Rad KivetteCEO, Executive Director
- Ms. Huong Dieu NguyenManager of PR and Events
- Ms. Amie Alley PollackDirector of Research & Development
- Ms. Nghia Trung TranDirector of Finance & Programs