Social Smile restaurant for poor people

Court terme (1 à 3 semaines)

Ho Chi Min - Viêt Nam


  • Chantier International
  • 25-02-2019 - 04-03-2019
  • 9 volontaires
  • Adulte  |  18-99 ans
  • 230 EUR de frais de participation Frais de participation qui reviennent directement à l'organisme d'accueil du projet et qui comprennent les frais d'hébergement, de nourriture et de coordination du projet.
  • Code projet: VPVS19-07


Social welfare Restaurant was inaugurated in Oct 2012 by HCMC Charity Foundation in order to offer special meal with privileged price for poor students, immigrant & local workers in the area of HCMC. The foundation does fundraising to have enough budget, in order to be able to sell a quality meal with the cost of 2000 VND (about less than 10 USD cent).The restaurant located at the central of HCMC. The project also has some new project locations in the nearby are in central part of HCM. Volunteer will involve on a charity project and it help them to understand a part of the life in HCMC where the life is changing very fast and there is a big gap between people in the same city.



Volunteers For Peace Vietnam (VPV) is a non-profit, voluntary organization founded in 2005 with the aim to promote voluntary service as a mean of cultural and educational exchange among people, for peace and friendship, and as an approach to address social problems. VPV hosts international volunteers from different countries and places them in suitable projects depending on the interest of the volunteers and the needs of local communities. VPV also brings the opportunities for Vietnamese to join voluntary projects around the world. By joining our programs, volunteers will experience inter-cultural living and working environment and have a chance to help those in needs.


volunteers will work at restaurant to help for food preparation and serving at table to support poor students, immigrants & local manual workers. Volunteers will involve in project activities in order to make a good meals for poor people. If volunteer has experience on cooking, they can join for the cooking job. In the most cases, volunteers will help for preparing food, washing vegetables, set up the table and other works. When begin opening for buyers, volunteers’ tasks will be likely to bring dishes to eating table and serve. -After finishing, volunteers would be cleaning the tables, washing dishes… Working time: 7:30-13:30, from Monday to Friday

Logement & Nourriture

VPV’ Dormitory in Sai Gon. Shared rooms. Sleeping on bunk-bed with mattress. Showers and toilets are available. WIFI free at volunteer house. Breakfast and dinner will be prepared by volunteers. Lunch is provided at the project.

Emplacement & Temps libre

L: City central, Ho Chi Minh city (or Sai Gon- Southern part of Vietnam). T: Tan Son Nhat airport (SGN), 45 minutes by taxi to volunteer house The restaurant located at the central of HCMC. The project also has some new project locations in the nearby are in central part of HCM. To get project, it takes about 30 minutes by bus from home Leisure: Vietnamese day, International day, self-organized city tour or excursions, etc.


Volunteers should have motivation to work on this project: Hard working, enthusiasm or pay attention interest and motivation working so support people in difficult situation