Author Archives: brendawylaw

December 04

A NEW me!

I think all PULSE volunteers would have the same feeling as me: woo, these 6 months passed so fast! And can’t believe it’s towards the end of our assignment!   When my friends asked me, what was the most unforgettable thing in these 6 months, I was like… blank in my mind. So many things […]

December 01

If not me, who? If not now, when?

I can’t believe it has been my last month here with Save the Children Vietnam. I was kind of worried I would have not many things to do especially in weekends when I first started my assignment 5 months ago. But now I found that I still have so many things that I haven’t done […]

October 29

The BEST Global Branding Workshop ever!

This is the BEST ever workshop I have attended! To be honest, I am still a bit confused on Save the Children structure, with all the Save the Children US, Save the Children UK, Save the Children Australia etc. and Save the Children International. The only thing I know is they don’t have a unified […]

September 17

If you have never had a motor bike trip, you have never been to the real Vietnam!

I am not a big fans of motor bike, and my mom always said motor bikes are too dangerous. But the most common type of transportation here in Vietnam is motor bike and each person has at least 1 motor bike in Hanoi. People say if you have never ridden on a motor bike, you […]

August 26

A small step makes a big change!

This week marks a remarkable step on the Skill to Succeed Project, which I hope will lead to big changes on life of at-risk youth in Vietnam! The Skill to Succeed Project is a global project to improve employment prospects of at-risk youth aged 15-24 in 6 countries, including China, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Vietnam. The […]

July 25

One Small Step Achieved!

This week marks a remarkable step on the Skill to Succeed Project in Vietnam! The Skill to Succeed Project is a global project to improve employment prospects of at-risk youth aged 16-24 in 6 countries, including China, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Vietnam. The key cities to focus on Vietnam are Da Nang and Can Tho. After […]

July 18

Finding Pearls in the Ocean

I am so lucky that I got to travel to another part of the city by my 2nd week here with Vietnam Save the Children. My 1st assignment is to help with the Skill to Succeed (S2S) Project. This is a global project to improve employment prospects of at-risk youth aged 16-24 in 6 countries, […]

July 01

Dynamic Vietnam!

So here I am, at Save the Children Vietnam office. Today is my 1st day here. And I am so lucky that the office has just moved in to a new building. We got new work stations, new stationery, wifi etc. Everything is so well-equipped here in the head office. But imagine the lives out […]