Our Impact

3,170 acres of land cleared, 110,636+ unexploded ordnance removed & destroyed

99,425+ individuals received Mine Risk Education, 4,775 students attending kindergarten

215 victims and 62 families affected by accidents supported, 2,776 scholarships distributed

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

43,850+ trees planted by 857 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.

View the Seattle's Times article that highlights PeaceTrees Vietnam's founding story and the work that has been accomplished in the last 25 years. 

PeaceTrees is honored to share that co-founder, Jerilyn Brusseau, has been recognized by the AARP as a 2020-2021 Purpose Prize Fellow! This annual award “honors extraordinary people who tap into the power of life experience to build a better future for us all.”

PeaceTrees Vietnam was awarded the Distinction in International Service Award by the Martin Institute in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Idaho!