SCDI Center for Community Development Initiatives




Our projects

Psychological support and comprehensive care for HIV patients

Since 2005, GIP-ESTHER has been implementing comprehensive care for HIV patients on ART at the Infectious disease department at Dong Da hospital and Viet Tiep hospital (Hai Phong). In 2009 - 2010, SCDI’s Counseling and Training program continues to receive support from GIP-ESTHER. The activities of the project change every year to meet the actual need of partner hospitals as well as requirements from the sponsor.


Pre-employment preparation for people living with HIV and high risk populations

HIV at the workplace project is supported by USAID through Chemonics Inc. in Vietnam with several components, one of which is pre-employment preparation for high-risk populations (PEP). Since September 2009, SCDI’s counseling and training team has started implementing the project.


Health and Rights for female sex workers

Reducing the vulnerability of sex workers in Vietnam" Project is part of the international project "Bridging the gaps: health and rights for key Populations" funded by the Dutch Government


Dự án Nghiên cứu tính hiệu quả của các tổ chức xã hội

Tổ chức Care tại Việt Nam thông qua Trung tâm Hỗ trợ Sáng kiến Phát triển Cộng đồng (SCDI) kêu gọi các tổ chức cộng đồng tham gia đề xuất nghiên cứu về tính hiệu quả của các tổ chức xã hộitrong hoạt động liên quan đến HIV.


Technical assistance, capacity building and small grants for CBOs of people who use drugs

Strengthening the development of CBOs of people who use drugs in Vietnam to provide support services, policy advocacy to improve the quality of life of drug users in Vietnam. Through community-based interventions including raising awareness on overdose prevention and relief with Naloxone, pilot community-based detoxification and drug treatment, provide overdose relief skills and other useful services for drug users.




Updated information on our work in changing lives of marginalized communities