Throughout the world, access to safe drinking water is the most critical element of sustained good health. Clean Water focuses on the highly successful efforts of one humanitarian organization, East Meets West, to bring safe drinking water to rural communities in Vietnam -- led by staff member Richard Brogdon, a Vietnam war veteran who has special reason to help the local Vietnamese community.
In Vietnam, small coastal communities are planting mangrove trees to protect their land from flooding, but are discovering that the new forests are also valuable resources that create economic opportunities.
Nguyen Thi Phuong, a victim of human trafficking, is part of a woman's club in Vietnam that is helping her recover from her ordeal. She is also working to educate other women to prevent them from falling into the same trap she did.
The Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development program supports young people who want to live and work in a developing country. This film profiles volunteer Tam Tran, who left Vietnam as a child refugee, and has now returned to the country of his birth to work with disadvantaged kids.