Team I, April 1989 — Assisted the Vietnamese in building the ‘Friendship Clinic,’ a primary health care facility in Vung Tau.
Team II, October 1989 — Assisted the Vietnamese in the construction of a surgical wing at the Children’s Hospital in Vinh.
Team III, May 1991 — Worked with the Vietnamese to build a medical clinic in Yen Vien, just north of Hanoi.
Team IV, March 1992 — Assisted the Vietnamese in the construction of a medical clinic in Xuan Hiep, just north of Ho Chi Minh City.
Team V, September 1992 — Provided support to East Meets West in building and outfitting of a laboratory/training center at Da Nang General Hospital, near China Beach.
Team VI, November 1992 — Provided and installed solar-generated electricity and purified, running water to the My Lai Hospital.
Team VII, April 1993 — Assisted the Vietnamese in adding a wing to the existing hospital at Cu Chi.
Team VIII, March 1994 — Helped construct a seven-room housing unit for ARVN amputees in Thu Duc, near Ho Chi Minh City.
Team X, September 1996 — Worked alongside the Vietnamese in building 2 homes for blind NVN veterans in Hanoi, one in Dung Da district and one in Thanh Tri district.
Team XI, September 1997 — Helped build a small 4-bedroom home at the Social Care Centre for the elderly and orphans in Loc Ninh, near the Cambodian border.
Team XV, August 2000 — Assisted the Vietnamese in the construction of three buildings to house social programs in the Do Luong district of Nghe An Province.
Team XVI, June 2001 — Worked with the Vietnamese in building a residential facility for children, a vocational training center and one kindergarten in Lac Son village, in the Do Luong district of Nghe An province.
Team XVII, April 2002 — Assisted in the construction of a 3-story classroom facility at the highly successful Vocational Training Centre for Children, Do Luong, Nghe An Province with additional funding from East Meets West and Nghe An DOLISA. | Click here for more Team XVII Project Photos | Team XVII Photos by Joan Casey | Team XVII Photos by Bob Quimby
Team XVIII, September 2002 — Assisted in the construction of ten houses for disabled Vietnamese veterans and their families in Dong Ha in Quang Tri province.
Note: In March 2003, the VVRP provided the Do Luong Vocational Training Center for Children $8,000, which was matched by a grant of $8,000 from East Meets West. These funds were used to complete the construction of the three-story classroom building.
Team XIX, March 2004 — following a three-day orientation and team building workshop in Occidental, California, the five members traveled to Duong Hoa commune in March, 2004.
Team XX, April 2005 — 12 members of Team XX, by the far the largest VVRP team in recent years, visited the commune of Phong Dien in Thua-Thien Hue province where they helped build a three-room primary school. | Click here for more Team XX Project Photos
Team XXI, April 2006 — the 12 members traveled to Huong Hoa commune, a remote village in Thien Hue province in April, 2006. The Team members helped build a one-room school house that will serve as a preschool and kindergarten for the commune’s children. The team stayed at the Thac Mo Resort, a few miles from the project site. We have photographs from two team members that we wish to share with you: Bob Kennedy and Wil Schaefer.
Team XXII, April 2007 — the ten members traveled to A Luoi in the A Shau Valley in T.T. Hue Province where they helped build a three-room schoolhouse. The A Luoi district, located near the Laos border and inhabited by ethnic tribes, has long been off-limits to foreigners. Team XXII was the first group of Americans since the war, other than MIA teams, to be allowed into the region to live and work with the local people. | Excerpts from Tony Shaw’s Journal | John Ward Returns to Hamburger Hill
Team XXIII, April 2008 — the 13 members traveled to A Dot Commune in the A Luoi District of Hue Province. The Team spent two weeks helping the Vietnamese build a six room primary school in this poor, tribal region. | Thank you for building us a school – Larry Hlavaty | Finding An Old Friend – Charlie Sepulveda | Scholarship for Interpreter – Bob Kennedy | Team XXIII – Photos by Bob Kennedy
Team XXIV, April, 2009 — The nine members traveled to the village of A Ngo in the A Luoi District of Hue Province to assist in the construction of a three-room addition to a primary school.
Team XXV, April, 2010 — with a full complement of twelve members, traveled to the remote hamlet of Ta Rinh in Thua Thien Hue Province, where its 12 members helped build a three-classroom primary school for the children of the Ka Tu tribal group. | Team XXV – Kids | Team XXV – Reflections