Currently, Phu Tho province has 26 agencies and organizations implementing 43 programs and aid projects in 13 districts, cities and towns with the total value of $ 3.168 million and disbursement capital in 2016 about $ 2 million. The Non-governmental organizations involve in various fields such as: Agriculture (the project of clean vegetables in Lam Thao district and Phu Tho town by VECO organization - Belgian); Health (the project of building Nong Trang health center - Seegne with the total value of VND 5 billion funded by GPI organization; the project of preventing soil-transmitted worms by the East-West Foundation; the program of free medicine for the people by COPI Organization - US...); Education (the project of enhancing the participation of parents, schools and community for children’s comprehensive development by Plan organization, the project of presenting computers for students in Ha Hoa district implemented by GCS organization – Korea; 80 scholarships for poor students with good study results in Thanh Son and Thanh Thuy districts funded by Vietnam – Korea Cultural Center; receiving foreign volunteers of VPV organization to teach English at Tan Dan Primary shool, Van Lang Secondary shool and Hung Vuong Gifted high school.
In the field of social assistance, the Non-governmental organizations pay more attention to people with disability, victims of Agent Orange – dioxin and orphans. Sponsor Center for the handicapped and orphans in Thanh Ba district and Viet Tri city, Hermann Gmeiner high School, Hermann Gmeiner Vocational School and SOS Children's Village directly receive the aid programs such as: Child Sponsorship Program (by SOS international organization), "Sponsor children with disabilities" (COPI organization - US). Besides the projects of specific fields, there are programs and projects that rasie people’s awareness such as: "Capacity building and outreach," by AFAP organization – Australia in Tan Son district; "Enhancing social-economic development and poverty alleviation" by Plan organization.... These programs and projects promote the values; meet the goals and plans; focus on building; equip with facilities for schools and hospitals; support women and children in difficult circumstances in poor districts; contribute actively to poverty reduction; build new rural areas.
Especially, from 2nd to 9th of October 2016, Phu Tho Department of Foreign Affairs supported Habitat for Humanity organization, Tam Nong People’s Committee and relevant agencies in making the plan and implementing the program "Vietnam Big Builds 2016" and the project "Housing improvement for low-income families in Xuan Quang and Huong Nha communes - Tam Nong district” funded by Habitat organization. 22 new houses are built with the participation of 210 volunteers from 13 countries around the world. Attending the opening and closing ceremony were Ms. Susan Suton – US Deputy Ambassador and Mr. Haike Manning - New Zealand Ambassador in Vietnam.
According to the recent trend, some Non-governmental organizations direct more attention to the poorer countries and reduce aid activities in Vietnam in general and Phu Tho province in particular. Therefore, in parallel with maintaining the relationships with the old organizations, the Department has approached to new organizations such as: RTR, SNV, GIBTK, GCS ... Moreover, the Department also call the assistance and supporting from the Embassy of many countries: Japan, Korea, India, Australia, Singapore and propose them to support in building schools, offer scholarship programs and projects that contribute to the provincial social-economic development.