• Sex workers
    • The closing ceremony of SANL Project - CD10/CD15
      The closing ceremony of SANL Project - CD10/CD15
      After 4 years of implementation, SANL CD10/CD15 had come to an end. To send the sincerest thanks to CBOs who took part in the project, SCDI held a Gala Night and a Tribute day in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province on December 17th and 18th, 2015 with the participation of 12 CBOs in Vietnam.
    • Training of trainers: Community outreach skills and case documentation
      Training of trainers: Community outreach skills and case documentation
      On 27th – 30th January 2015 in Ho Chi Minh city, SCDI has organized a training of trainers on Community outreach skills and case documentation for 26 participants from 13 CBOs from Hanoi, Ha Long, Ho Chi Minh city, Ben Tre, Nha Trang.
    • Sex work in Vietnam – Situation and Recommendations
      Sex work in Vietnam – Situation and Recommendations
      In 27th – 28th October 2014, SCDI co-organized a conference on Sex work in Vietnam, Situation and Recommendations, with the Advisory Group to the Chairperson of the National Committee on AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution.
       
    • Police and harm reduction - notes from the recent international meeting
      Police and harm reduction - notes from the recent international meeting
      Our SCDI colleagues from Vietnam were present at the meeting also, working alongside a very high level delegation from Vietnam made up of a senior government official, three senior police officers, and our colleague Oanh from SCDI.
    • Summation – Sharing of experience from CBOs supported by SCDI
      Summation – Sharing of experience from CBOs supported by SCDI
      On 14th – 16th January 2014, the Community Development Program organized a summation workshop on Sharing of experience from community-based organizations in Ho Chi Minh city with the participation of CBOs, of people who use drugs and sex workers, partnering with SCDI.
  • Drug users
  • MSM-TG
  • Children
    • Spring Trip
      Spring Trip
      To inspire a fully energetic creative year of social activities, from Feb 27th to 28th 2016, the Center for Supporting Community Development Initiative (SCDI) organized a 2-in-1 spring trip in Moc Chau, Son La for the volunteers. 
    • Summer Camp 2015 – Open Letter
      Summer Camp 2015 – Open Letter
      Summer Camp is an annual activity to support the participation of children with disadvantaged background in Vietnam. Joining Summer Camp, the children can participate in many educative as well as interactive activities. Classes providing useful knowledge and life-skills are integrated with enjoyable activities in a healthy and positive environment to boost and motivate the children’s participation. 
    • SCDI to welcome Soroptimist International
      SCDI to welcome Soroptimist International
      On 9th March 2015, Valerie Yves from Soroptimist International, Singapore, has visited and met with SCDI staff. 
    • Funding raise on Christmas’ Eve
      Funding raise on Christmas’ Eve
      Christmas’ Eve – while everybody were celebrating with their friends, the volunteers of SCDI’s Children Program chose to spend this moment in a very special way.
    • Zippy
      Zippy's Friends started in Go Vap district, Ho Chi Minh city
      On 24th November 2014 SCDI’s life skills team in Ho Chi Minh city has started another Zippy's Friends class in the Community Education Center at ward 13, Go Vap district, Ho Chi Minh city. It’s exciting as the class was also the first session to be conducted in the new Center.
  • Health
    • Spring Trip
      Spring Trip
      To inspire a fully energetic creative year of social activities, from Feb 27th to 28th 2016, the Center for Supporting Community Development Initiative (SCDI) organized a 2-in-1 spring trip in Moc Chau, Son La for the volunteers. 
    • SRH services for 518 people in Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi
      SRH services for 518 people in Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi
      On 13th June 2015, doctors and nurses from Nang Moi clinic has provided mobile SRH services for 518 people in Phuc Tan ward, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi.
    • 18+: A program on SRH for students
      18+: A program on SRH for students
      On 26th May 2015, more than 80 students from the University of Hanoi participated in 18+, a discussion on sexual and reproductive health.    
    • 598 low-income women in Cam Giang, Hai Duong received free SRH services
      598 low-income women in Cam Giang, Hai Duong received free SRH services
      From 12th April to 17th May 2015, Nang Moi clinic had collaborated with Cam Giang district’s health clinic to deliver SRH services for low-income women from 7 communes of Cam Dien, Cam Hung, Lai Cach, Cam Dinh, Ngoc Lien, Cam Hung, Cam Phuc and Cam Hoang.
    • Reproductive health – Family planning for poor women
      Reproductive health – Family planning for poor women
      In order to improve access of poor women to reproductive health – family planning services. Responsible Parenthood in collaboration with Ba Đình Population – Family Planning Centre to implement a reproductive health – family planning campaign in March and April 2015.
  • Network
    • The establishment of Vietnam Network of Community on TB Control
      The establishment of Vietnam Network of Community on TB Control
      In Vietnam, while key affected populations actively and strongly participate in HIV prevention, community’s movement in Tuberculosis control is rather quiet. With efforts of a number of concerned organizations such as the Center for Supporting Community Development Initiatives (SCDI) and the World Health Organization (WHO), the community has paid attention to TB activities starting with the self-nomination of community delegates as TB patient representatives in the Global Fund’s Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM).
    • VCSPA Annual Meeting 2014 – Gathering, sharing and thriving
      VCSPA Annual Meeting 2014 – Gathering, sharing and thriving
      In the context that HIV/AIDS remains prevalent, resources for HIV response are largely reduced, the sustainability of community-base organizations are strongly affected, and several barriers for PLHIV to access to services exist, this year Annual Meeting of the Vietnam Civil Society Partnership Platform on AIDS, organized in Da Nang from 12th – 14th November 2014, has fulfilled the needs for experience sharing and learning of VCSPA members.
    • Workshop on GFATM’s New Funding Model and Country Dialogue preparation
      Workshop on GFATM’s New Funding Model and Country Dialogue preparation
      The workshop is under the technical assistant initiative, which is to support the participation of civil society organizations in the New Funding Model of the Global Fund.
    • VCSPA Annual Meeting 2012
      VCSPA Annual Meeting 2012
      Every year, the Vietnam Civil Society Partnership Platform on AIDS (VCSPA) helds an annual meeting for all members. This is a chance for civil society organizations to meet, exchange experiences, develop and tighten their connections as well as to discuss and give inputs on the HIV/AIDS prevention in Vietnam.
    • Civil Society Organizations played a significant role in HIV/AIDS prevention
      Civil Society Organizations played a significant role in HIV/AIDS prevention
      On the 10th January, in Hanoi the workshop on “The roles of civil society organizations in HIV/AIDS prevention in Vietnam” organized by VCSPA with the support from SCDI had taken place.
  • Communication - Advocacy
    • Community drug treatment site in Da Mai to be opened
      Community drug treatment site in Da Mai to be opened
      On November 5th, 2015, Bac Giang’s Department for Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs and the People Committee organized an opening ceremony for a new community drug treatment site located in Da Mai’s commune health clinic, Bac Giang province.
    • Community Social Volunteer Teams, an important force in supporting drug users
      Community Social Volunteer Teams, an important force in supporting drug users
      A workshop on the roles and effectiveness of Community Social Volunteer Teams (CSVT) was held in Da Nang on December 12th, 2015 to summarize capacity building activities as well as introduce the Volunteer Handbook, and the indicators for success for the CSVT system in the country. 
    • Training on organizing and facilitating community groups
      Training on organizing and facilitating community groups
      In order to strengthen the capacity to support community-based drug treatment, SCDI organized a training on organizing and facilitation skills for 10 community-based drug counselling, support and treatment and a voluntary drug treatment in Bac Giang.
    • Workshop on effective drug prevention
      Workshop on effective drug prevention
      Department for Social Vices Prevention (DSVP) and SCDI organized a workshop on effective drug prevention and development of drug prevention strategies.
    • Scaling up implementation of the Renovation Plan on Drug Treatment
      Scaling up implementation of the Renovation Plan on Drug Treatment
      This is part of the collaboration between People’s Committees of Khanh Hoa and Ba Ria – Vung Tau, the Advisory Group to the Chairperson of the National Committee on AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution, and SCDI on scaling up the implementation of the Renovation Plan on Drug Treatment through developing voluntary and community-based drug treatment. 
  • Others
The Center for Supporting Community Development Initiatives (SCDI) is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Project Officer. Detail of position is fully described in TOR below.
Project Coordinator