MISS NGUYEN'S HEART WARMING UPDATE December 10th 2009 Miss Nguyen and her sock creatures have almost celebrity status among their fans, both here in Hoi An and abroad.
Nguyen has been creating and selling her sock creatures for the past seven months at the Lifestart Foundation Workshop in Hoi An, Vietnam.
She lives with an inoperable condition commonly known as ‘a hole in the heart’, which renders her immobile 12 hours each day while she is con ... 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