REI-Vietnam News

The Award of Excellence

by REI-Vietnam |

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Vietnam Honors REI with a Special Award

How do you spell success for an international non-government organization (INGO) such as REI-Vietnam? When working with people this is not always obvious, but however success is defined, the government of Vietnam judges REI-Vietnam as being successful. We were one of 33 INGOs out of 568 working in the country to be honored with the Award of Excellence for 2014. Not only that, but PACCOM, the agency which oversees INGOs, asked REI to write a letter describing what we do and our relationship with our Vietnamese hosts, to be published nationally. Only three INGOs (one from Europe, one from Asia, and one from North America--us!) were asked to do that. We are honored.