VVAF works with local staff in Thanh Hoa, as well as PWDs, to test new registration and management software, including having PWDs enter test information into the software. Read More >>>
A doctor presents at a Training of the Trainers held during the last quarter of 2017. Read More >>>
A member of Zimconserv works to build a cookstove in Zimbabwe. NFP has continually provided Zimconserv with effective small grants and tree seeds, including a new $1,500 small grant, provided to the organization at the end of 2017. The grant will be used for the planting of banana trees. Read More >>>
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Where We Work

Central America

The New Forests Project (NFP) is supporting water and sanitation projects in Honduras and El Salvador through the Clean Waters Initiative. This program provides technical assistance and trains instructors in rural communities to manage their water systems.

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The New Forests Project is aiding reforestation and agroforestry efforts in Haiti as part of the World Seed Program. New Forests is seeking to establish 15 new agroforestry and fruit tree nurseries, promote the planting of 15,000 agroforestry and fruit trees, organize training and workshops and increase the existing supply of tree seeds to Haiti.

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The New Forests Project (NFP) provides seeds, educational support and small grants for training and the purchase of reforestation equipment through the World Seed Program in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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South East Asia

The International Center currently has two programs working in South East Asia. The U.S. Vietnam Trade Council Education Forum (USVTC-EF) and the Vietnam Veterans of American Foundation (VVAF) work in Vietnam. USVTC-EF works to build economic partnerships between the US and Vietnam. VVAF aids in landmine removal, conducts surveys on mental health disorders and helps in rebuilding schools. In addition, NFP has begun providing small grant support to organizations in Vietnam as part of its environmental support.

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The International Center (IC) is a Washington, DC based 501(c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 1977 to focus on issues between the United States and the developing world. Over the years, The International Center has had projects in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the former USSR. Our projects include the U.S.-Vietnam Trade Council Education Forum, the New Forests Project, and the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation.