Who we are

MENLA is a branch of The Sponsoring Association for Poor Patients Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Being established in 2013, MENLA is dedicated to working with disadvantaged talented youth, patients and the needy to help them make the change to better their life.

Our principle

Our underlying principle towards MENLA organization is that we do not discriminate against religion, race, ethnicity, political orientation, or geography.

Our mission

Our mission is to contribute to positive and sustainable change in society via supporting education and healthcare services.



What we do?


MENLA supports strong motivated talented students who lack of studying or living condition to pursue their studying.
MENLA scholarship candidates include:

  • Undergraduate or higher education students
  • Vocational school students

Who meet the below criteria:

  • No violation of any law
  • Getting good study results, minimum average 7.5 (7.5 out of 10) in which English and specialized courses must be 7.0 and above.
  • Financial need: Certificated of Poor Family by the authority or equivalence
  • Participating actively in voluntary and community activities.
  • Having experience in working or doing internships in organizations or companies (for 2nd years students and above).

Healthcare services

MENLA supports people vulnerable people, young accidental patients, ophthalmic patients, cancer victims who meet the below criteria:

  • No violation of any law
  • Financial need: Certificated of Poor Family by the authority or equivalence, patients who are unable to cover treatment fees.
  • Accidental or fatal disease patients who are the main labor force in their family

Our healthcare donation is subject to the below groups:

  • Vulnerablepeople include lonely elderly aged 65 and over; orphans aged 16 and under without any support.
  • Fatal disease patients who are unable to cover the treatment or patients in the final stages of death, need to get released in their final days of life.
  • Young people, suffering from accidents or fatal diseases, need to be cured for reinhabitation to the community.
  • Ophthalmic surgery: we work with partnership hospitals to carry out surgery for 100 cases with cataract or related eye diseases every year.
  • Cancer: we target to activities for prevention and early check for cancer. We also support early period cases with their treatment and healthcare services.