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 Quảng Trị 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.

On July 31st, PeaceTrees’ EOD teams responded to a call in the village of Tà Nua, Hương Hóa District after a farmer tending to cassavas discovered what he believed to be unexploded ordnance. Thanks to his report to the Thanh Border Control, PeaceTrees’ teams were able to come and assess the severity of the situation, eventually discovering 75 Blu-24 cluster munitions, 50 of which were destroyed and 25 others removed safely.

Recently, PeaceTrees Vietnam (PTVN) has gifted new school bags for 166 graduates from across 14 kindergartens in Quang Tri province to use when they enter first grade in the upcoming school year.

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.