On January 12, in Hanoi, SOS Children's Village Hanoi celebrated the 30th anniversary of establishment and received the Prime Minister's Certificate of Merit. Attending the event were Deputy Minister of Labour -Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Ha, President of SOS Children's Village Vietnam; Ms. Nguyen Thi Hang Former Minister of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs, Former Chairman of SOS Children's Villages Vietnam; Mr. Helmut Kutin, Honorary Chairman of SOS Children's Villages International; Mr. Thomas Schuller - Goeztburg, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria to Vietnam; Ms. Le Minh Giang, Director of SOS Children's Village Vietnam, Mr. Hoang Thanh Thai, Deputy Director of Hanoi Municipal Department of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs; together with representatives of the concerned local agencies, the staff, mothers, aunts and children who have been nurtured and matured generations of SOS Children's Village Hanoi, representatives of businesses, benefactors have been accompanying SOS Children's Village Hanoi.
SOS Children's Village Hanoi was established by Decision No. 3286 / QD-UBND, July 14, 1988 of the Hanoi People's Committee. In early September 1989, the first 53 children were received and raised in the Village with 16 family houses. On 25/01/1999 SOS Children's Village Hanoi officially inaugurated the ribbon. In addition to caring for children who are well educated in culture, SOS Children's Village Hanoi focuses on training, fostering and developing individual talent. The village regularly organizes gifted classes and clubs, enabling them to develop their talents and develop comprehensively. Many children have won high prizes in painting competitions such as painting, chess,... and children's football tournaments between SOS Children's Villages nationwide.