Center for Knowledge Co-creation and Development Research (CKC) is a non-profit research center working for the benefit of disadvantaged communities in Central Vietnam.


CKC carries out social planning and sustainable development projects which empower the disadvantaged communities. Projects that CKC focuses on include impact assessments (social, gender and human rights), community development, gender equality, social planning and surveys, corporate social responsibility (CSR), project management, and sustainable development research.

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Are You OK? (R U OK?) – A conversation could change a life

8 September, 2022

Are You OK? (R U OK?) – A conversation could change a life Sadness, happiness, fear, anger, or frustration are normal emotions that can ruin our mood for a day, a week, or a whole year when we are so...

CKC’s First Touching in Laos

30 August, 2022

CKC’s FIRST TOUCHING IN LAOS Autumn welcomed us with refreshing rains that washed away the summer heat and welcomed us to a beautiful country – Laos. July and August 2022 have become a memorable milestone for CKC as we had...

“Stories about Gender Equality: A Collection of Stories Developed by Primary Teachers” (Truyện kể về bình đẳng giới: Tuyển tập các sáng tác của giáo viên tiểu học)

30 June, 2022

  The “Gender-sensitive storytelling: A new approach for teachers to promote gender equality in primary education” project funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Volunteers program was implemented successfully by the Center for Knowledge Co-creation and Development Research (CKC)...

Gender-sensitive Story-telling Contest

1 June, 2022

Gender-sensitive Story-telling Contest     On 28 May, the “Gender-sensitive Story Writing and Telling” activity was held in the brilliance of an early summer’s day, with more than 100 teachers and students from Ly Thuong Kiet, Quang Trung, Xuan Phu,...

Gender-sensitive Story-writing Contest

30 May, 2022

After a month of implementation, the children’s story-writing contest to promote gender equality awareness was officially closed on May 15 with the proactive and enthusiastic participation of 50 teachers from Ly Thuong Kiet, Quang Trung, Xuan Phu, Tran Quoc Toan,...

Central Highlands and Encounters

16 May, 2022

Central Highlands and Encounters     Returning to the Central Highlands at the end of March 2022, CKC had the opportunity to revisit our community researchers and the Ede culture of Dak Lak province that were connected during surveys in...