A - REALIZING HIS DREAM TO BECOME A DOCTOR February 8th 2010 A ( yes that is his name ) was born and grew up in the Cam Thanh area of Hoi An and is the eldest child in a family of three. His mother makes products from coconut leaves and his father is an assistant laborer after being in the army some years ago. A's father's health is not good and his income is unstable.
They are a very poor family yet have managed to pay for A to go to school from t ... 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