TEACHING ENGLISH IN VIETNAM - Ruth's Adventure May 23rd 2011 Lifestart Foundation is tremendously lucky to have the support of an amazing group of volunteers from all corners of the world. The UK has been very kind to deliver us a steady stream of long term self funded volunteers for which we are extremely grateful.
Ruth is one of those wonderful long term volunteers who just appeared on our doorstep a little over a year ago. Here is her story.......
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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