Our Impact

3,265 acres of land cleared, 110,082+ explosive ordnance removed & destroyed, benefitting over 296,666 individuals

77,771+ individuals received Explosive Ordnance Risk Education, 4,775 students attending kindergarten

215 victims and 62 families affected by accidents supported, 2,780 scholarships distributed

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

44,000+ trees planted by 900+ citizen diplomats

Addressing the Legacy of War in Central Vietnam

PeaceTrees Vietnam - headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and Quảng Trị Province, Vietnam - is dedicated to addressing the legacy of the U.S-Vietnam War through mine action, community assistance, and citizen diplomacy. In partnership with Vietnamese leadership and local communities, PeaceTrees safely clears land of explosive remnants of war and supports community-led education and economic development initiatives so that future generations can thrive. Your support cultivates prosperous and sustainable futures for communities that continue to be impacted by war.

PeaceTrees Vietnam's partnership with the Department of State is recognized in their CWD fact sheet. It also highlights other programs in Laos and Cambodia that support ERW remediation efforts.

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.”