Vietnam 2010

Nguyen Thi Cuc: PeaceTrees Vietnam 2010

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At home Nguyen Thi Cuc from Amanda Koster on Vimeo. Project with PeaceTrees Vietnam and Cluster Munition Coalition. Photography: Amanda Koster Interview: Daysha Eaton “At home: Nguyen Thi Cuc’s story”


Ho Van Lai’s Story: PeaceTrees Vietnam

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At play: Ho Van Lai’s story from Amanda Koster on Vimeo. Project with PeaceTrees Vietnam and Cluster Munition Coalition. Photography: Amanda Koster Interview: Daysha Eaton “At play: Ho Van Ly’s story”


The soil is very red here

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(from Amanda Koster’s blog, while leading the SalaamGarage trip to Vietnam 1/2010) dong ha, vietnam. where i am sitting there ‘was’ a war going on. the soil is very red here. it has a hi iron content. there are bombs in this soil. explosives which are still killing people, maiming people, blinding people, etc. people […]


Le Van Thang’s Story: PeaceTrees Vietnam 2010

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Story of rice farmer Ho Van Ly. Project with Peace Trees Vietnam and Cluster Munition Coalition. At work: Le Van Thang’s story from Amanda Koster on Vimeo. Project with PeaceTrees Vietnam and Cluster Munition Coalition. Photography: Amanda Koster Interview: Daysha Eaton At work: Le Van Thang’s story


Daysha Eaton and Janat Horn published in Vietnam

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http://www.thanhniennews.com/features/?catid=10&newsid=55297 Photographer Janat Horn and Journalist Daysha Eaton’s Vietnam landmines story published at Vietnamese English Language paper Thanh Nie News.  Congrats you two! Exerpt: 50-year-old Cuc lives in Dong Ha, just west of Hue. She has called the dusty town of less than twenty thousand people home for most of her life. She survived the […]


Four Men Severely Injured by Bomb near Khe Sahn, Vietnam

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Last month, January 2010, Amanda Koster and the rest of the SalaamGarage team visited Khe Sanh to experience first hand the work of NGO Peacetrees Vietnam.  While there, they learned about UXOs (unexploded ordnance) left from the Vietnam War and the dangers they cause to the local farmers and their families still today. Unfortunately the […]


From Dong Ha to Khe Sanh Vietnam by Daysha

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The past few days have been a whirlwind. Before we left Dong Ha, the group traveled to the Truong Son Cemetery, the Vietnamese equivalent of Arlington National Cemetery. I lit incense and placed it before the towering monument at the entrance then proceeded to walk around the beautiful grounds. The scene was stunning and the […]


Making peace with Dad's war

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By Guest Blogger, Journalist Daysha Eaton The very first interview that I ever conducted was with my father. It was a high school English assignment to interview a veteran of a war. My dad was a Vietnam Vet so, naturally, I went home on May 20, 1993, sat down in the living room of our […]


Daysha is SuperStringer.com. ThePoint.com for fundraising for Vietnam

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On Journalist Daysha Eaton’s website Superstringer.com the tagline is “changing the world one story at a time.” She is after just that. This week Daysha applied for a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting with a pitch to tell the story of how the Vietnamese are still suffering post Vietnam War. In her […]


Its a Lonely Planet Video and eating BANH MI with Bourdain

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14 days till the September 1 deadline to register for the SalaamGarage trip to Vietnam January 11-23, 2010. We will be in Hanoi and the Quang Tri province in central Vietnam with NGO Peacetrees Vietnam. Quang Tri province is the region that saw the most fighting during the war and is now, slowly, still recovering […]


Vietnam Humanitarian Media trip

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Only 5 months till SalaamGarage takes on another great cause. On January 11, 2010 SalaamGarage’s Vietnam team and Peacetrees Vietnam NGO will be eating pho and bun in cafe in Hanoi. We’ll be sharing photography experiences with Jennifer Le, a talented Hanoi based social documentary photographer, and other media creators. After a day of sightseeing […]