Our Impact

1,257 acres of land cleared, 110,636+ unexploded ordnance removed & destroyed

99,425+ individuals received Mine Risk Education, 1,797 students attending kindergarten

215 victims and 62 families affected by accidents supported, 1,905 scholarships distributed

15 kindergartens, 12 libraries, 2 community centers, and 100 family homes built

43,850+ trees planted by 809 citizen diplomats

Addressing the Legacy of War in Central Vietnam

PeaceTrees Vietnam - headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and Quang Tri Province, Vietnam - creates a safe and successful future for children and families endangered by the legacy of the Vietnam War. In partnership with local communities in Vietnam, we remove explosives and return land to productive use, build schools and libraries to educate future generations, and advance economic development to ensure a prosperous tomorrow. Your support cultivates secure and flourishing communities in a country still ravaged by the remnants of war.

Mrs. Nguyen Phuong Nga, Chairwoman of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) met with Peace Trees Vietnam citizen diplomats on February 26 in Hanoi.

Hanoi (VNA) – President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga has thanked PeaceTrees Vietnam (PTVN), sponsors, friends, and partners for promoting mediation and mutual understanding between Vietnamese and American people, as well as dealing with the consequences of bombs, mines and explosives left over from the war in Vietnam.

The governments of the United States of America and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, in partnership with the United States Institute of Peace, hosted a landmark event examining the transformation from enemies to partners by the two countries since the end of the war in 1975.