Ly's Story August 20th 2010 Ly has been a member of Lifestart Foundation for just over a year now and has in every interview for this blog expressed her gratitude for being given the opportunity to start creating a sustainable income for herself and her family.
Adopted by her birth mother’s friend as a baby, Ly grew up on Cam Kim island near Hoi An. She attended school until grade five but was then forced to stop as the ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
Karen Leonard has resided in Essendon, Australia, all of her life. For the past thirty years she has successfully run a small business in Essendon, The Karen Leonard Music School.
A dedicated traveler since the age of eighteen, Karen has visited many countries. In 2000 while backpacking through Vietnam, Karen met a young street kid and they had an instant connection. He introduced Karen to his world, his fellow street kid friends and their families. It wasn't long before Karen was supporting several street kids by encouraging them back to school and paying their education costs. After retu... full info