Starting from January 2023, VIRI will implement the project “Empowering Women and Girls for COVID-19 Recovery in Sapa, Lao Cai province”, sponsored by the UPS fund. The project will include the following main activities:

  • Enhancing the value of local products for ethnic minority women affected by COVID-19.
  • Conducting campaigns to raise awareness of women’s rights and combat human trafficking.
  • Establishing an online tourism model and connecting to online markets to cope with and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The project will be implemented for one year, from January 2023 to December 2023, in collaboration with the Women’s Union of Sapa town.