The mission of Vietnam Friendship Village Project USA is to cultivate reconciliation and heal the wounds of the Vietnam War by uniting veterans and caring citizens through international cooperation in the building and support of the Village of Friendship, a living symbol of peace.
Project Summary The Vietnam Friendship Village is a residential facility located in Hanoi, Vietnam that provides medical care, physical therapy, education and vocational training to Vietnamese children, young adults and veterans with a range of maladies presumed to be caused by Agent Orange. Through raising support for this “village” in collaboration with other groups based in Vietnam, France, Germany, Japan and Canada, Vietnam Friendship Village Project USA (VFVP-USA) provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to be part of an international community working to heal the wounds of war and create a model of cross-cultural cooperation based on caring, friendship and mutual respect. VFVP-USA is a 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit. Vietnam Friendship Village Project USA (VFVP-USA), known within our organization as the US Committee, is a charitable nonprofit that raises money in the United States to help support the Vietnam Friendship Village in Hanoi. Most of the funds raised in the US come from donations made by individual supporters.