Help hill-tribes in Ha Giang

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The Exchange

A meaningful program combined with ecological tourism, and volunteers plays an incredibly important role enabling hill tribe people to take full advantage of employment and training opportunities, whether they choose to stay in their communities or decide to earn income in urban areas. Consequently, hill tribe people could enhance their capacities to ensure sustainable rural development based on the skills they acquire from YOU!


20 hours of help per week

Video Making: Create digital videos.

Social Media: Help to build and maintain social media channels engaging online users.

Social Work: Help the local community.

Teaching Languages: Give language lessons to guests or local community.

What you get

3 days off per week

Private Room: Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Lunch: Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Dinner: Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Discounts on Accommodation: Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Drinks: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Free Parties: Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

Free Events: Be part of something! Get free events.

Free Pub Crawls: Be ready to have fun! Get free pub crawl passes.

Bikes at your disposal: Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Pick Up: No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.

Yoga classes: Namaste! Join our yoga classes and transform your health.

Language lessons: Learn or improve your language skills.

Holistic Therapies: Join activities related to self-knowledge and meditation.

Permaculture Course: Join our permaculture course and learn how to take care of our planet.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Intermediate English or Fluent English

Between 18 and 65 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Discover a hidden corner of Vietnam. Beginning with a drive through spectacular sceneries with visits to markets of mountain tribes, villages and historic sites, you will enjoy and experience the region's unique culture. The region is famous for it’s vivid and diversified culture and tribal heritage. Enjoy breathtaking views of hills, mountains and rich flora and fauna.

Despite Northeast Vietnam’s natural beauty, immersive economic growth and tourism, the hill tribe are still living under very poor conditions and many are still uneducated. They face a number of constraints making them unable to fully address the issue of sustainable rural development.

We works to support highland development by cooperating with local communities to set up this, and other, volunteering programs. This program is designed for those who want to discover the natural and cultural wonders of the North of Vie

Activities & Shift

Program 1: Eco-life & Responsible Tourism Services
Program 2: Building Capacity For Local Ethnic Minority Youth
Project 3: Market Access for the rural poor through sustainable value chain development of national heritage tea - Ancient Shan Tuyet tea


• Fluently in English
• Previous English teaching experiences for long term volunteers.
• Bachelor degree in fields of education, development studies or equivalent for long term volunteers.
• Strong inter-personal skills, and experiences in working with a wide variety of people, cultural sensitivity