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Rescue. Restore. Rebuild.


Celebrating 20+ years of service to sexually exploited

children in Southeast Asia.

Since 1999

About Us

One Body Village is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1999 to bring hope to sexually abused and exploited children, particularly in Southeast Asia. 

One Body Village’s name was derived from an African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child”, which means that it takes an entire community of different people interacting with children in order for a child to experience and grow in a safe environment.  

In partnership with One Body Village Canada and One Body Village Vietnam (known as Nhip Cau Hanh Phuc), we deliver programs aimed at rescue, restoration, and prevention of child sexual exploitation. 

About us

Our philosophy is to support children with a child-centered approach that focuses on the child, as an active citizen, in the context of their family, community, and society. 

Our Vision

We envision a world free from abuse and exploitation of all forms for every child.

Our Mission

Our mission is a) to improve the lives of high risk and sexually exploited children by giving them shelter, education, medical care, psychological counseling and vocational training and b) to prevent child sexual exploitation by educating and empowering communities to be catalysts for change.  

Our Team

Board of Directors

  • Dr. Thomas Nguyen (Chair)

  • The (Steve) Minh Dao (Treasurer)

  • Linh Do (Secretary)

President of Global Operations

Angela Nguyen 

Regional Director of Southeast Asia

Yen-Thao Nguyen

Global Chapters

Our partners in Canada help us fund our operations in Southeast Asia. To learn more about them, or to donate and receive a charitable receipt in Canada, click here.

Be a voice. Lend a Hand. Make a difference. Save a life.

What we do


We rescue and provide crisis intervention to high-risk and sexually exploited children through our agents or community partners. We assess each child's needs on a case-by-case basis. 


We provide education, medical care, psychological counseling, and vocational training to high-risk and sexually exploited children so that they can regain their human dignity, restore their self-esteem, realize their self-worth, and rebuild their lives. 


We work closely with our partners in remote regions of Vietnam and Cambodia to deliver education workshops about the prevalence, prevention and reporting of child sexual abuse & exploitation. 


"Since I've been here, I smile every day.

I don't know what to say but thank you so much". 

Q., 14 years old, Vietnam

Where we work

1. Vietnam

2. Cambodia

3. Malaysia (to re-start early 2021)

4. Other undisclosed regions of Southeast Asia

5. United States of America

Currently, we only operate one confidential home in Vietnam for children who remain in danger. In all countries, we offer crisis intervention, financial assistance, referrals for services on a case-by-case basis, and rescue children by employing our  own agents or collaborating with those from partner agencies.

For safety reasons, we must keep the other undisclosed regions in Southeast Asia confidential.

Where we work

Our Impact

Here's a glimpse at the difference we made in 2021


  • 28 children safely housed 

  • 10 children supported in the community

  • 1 girl received financial assistance to change her life (Make a Difference Program)

  • 10 new cases managed

  • 5 rescue & crisis intervention cases + 200 km traveled (reduced due to COVID-19 travel restrictions within Vietnam)

  • 3 successful online awareness campaigns that reached over 300,000 people on social media and engaged over 500 followers to raise our voice against child sexual abuse and exploitation amidst the pandemic


  • 4 children provided safe housing

  • 6 children supported in the community 

  • 2 girls started University! 



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Upcoming Events

  • Aug 01, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – Aug 04, 2019, 9:00 p.m.
    Carthage, Missouri, 1900 Grand Ave, Carthage, MO 64836, USA
    Since 1978, Vietnamese American Roman Catholics gather for Marian Days in Carthage Missouri. OBV is honored to be supported by this community. Come volunteer at our booth!

Every child on this earth must be free from abuse & exploitation.

Let's Make A Change.

Here are some ways you can save a life:

Support Us
Mail a Cheque

Make cheques payable to:

One Body Village Inc.

PO Box 162933

Atlanta, GA 30321

Donate Online

Make a tax deductible donation‏.

Bank Transfer

In Vietnam:

Duong Thi Thuy Hong

Bank: Vietcombank
Account Number: 0921000708142
Branch: District 8

(for residents in Vietnam)

Report a Case

Report a case of child sexual abuse and exploitation immediately.


Our 24 hour hotline in Vietnam:

Tel: 0949 754 294

Financial Documents

We are committed to ensuring that our financial resources are used primarily to advance our mission. We strive to conduct our programs and services in a way that is honest, transparent, and ethical. Furthermore, we act in good faith and honour our commitments.  

2011 Financial Statement

2012 Financial Statement

2013 Financial Statement

2014 Financial Statement

2015 Tax Return

2016 Tax Return

2017 Tax Return

2018 Tax Return

2019 Tax Return

2020 Tax Return

2021 Tax Return


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