Designing and planting vineyards - Narrow The Gap Community Program
1. Organization introduction
Name: Cần Thơ Association of People with Disabilities
Year of establishment: 2001
Address: Cần Thơ
Vision: In 2025, Cần Thơ Association of People with Disabilities aims to become one of the leading organizations in building an inclusive society for people with disabilities living in the Mekong Delta and Vietnam.
- Provide training and job opportunities for PwD,
- Promote the rights of PwD and develop their capacity,
- Connect PwD with social welfare programs and create a welcoming environment for PwD.
Representative: Huỳnh Ngọc Hồng Nhung
Position: President

2. Project proposal:
Location: Cần Thơ
Implementation period: 1 Oct 2021 - 1 Oct 2022
Issue focus:
- SDG 1: No poverty

Project Beneficiaries:
30 PwD Association members, aged 30 and above, living in Cần Thơ city, and 60 members in their families.

Challenges in the beneficiary community:
- Living on an unstable income.
- Working fewer hours for less money, high unemployment rate.
- Facing negative impacts of poverty on people’s lives, children’s especially.

Project activities:
Design and build a vineyard that has 01 trellis.
Buy 160 grape seedlings and start planting.
- Fertilize and take proper care of the plants.
- Prune the vines periodically for maximum production
- Decorate the space, put tables to accommodate guests
Harvest and sell grapes
- Sell at least 800 kg of grapes after a harvest season.
- Generate an income of at least 80 million dong after a harvest season.

Long term goal:
- Increase funds
- Create stable jobs for members of the Association.

Short term goal:
- Generate a stream of income for the Association by selling grapes.
- Increase the number of visitors to the Association’s Cafe.

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