In Vietnam, leprosy is still prevalent today. For the children of lepers, the future is very gloomy; often placed in the hands of family members, with limited access to education. Dat Viet is an organisation supporting children who have a parent with leprosy or other handicap such as blindness, funding their education and monitoring their … Continue reading 236 brighter futures
We love Friends For Street Children (FFSC); as you can guess, they take care of street children in Ho Chi Minh giving them education, food and shelter when needed. Association Léon is supporting them by funding a teacher for one of their educational centers (see here) and we think we can do more, thanks to … Continue reading High 5 for 5 students
We got to know Bin Trieu center in Vietnam, close to Ho Chi Minh City. It's a center that welcomes kids coming from provinces outside the capital. They arrive in Ho Chi Minh City as "immigrant" and are not entitled to attend schools; therefore they are very often turning into "street children". The Bin Trieu … Continue reading Welcome Hoang Thi Thu Hang
Since 2014 we support 14 families in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. We have two ambasadors of Association Léon based there: Irène Bostsarron and Jean-Marc Mignot; they identify needs for us, check the background and give us recomandations. With their help we got in touch with Dat Viet organization, supporting families affected by leprosis...