A SIX YEAR OLD CARER NEEDS YOUR HELP- MEET MISS THINH January 19th 2012 Thinh is six years old and is in Grade 1 at Primary School in Hoi An.
Thinh loves attending school where her favourite subject is English. Whilst Thinh's mother Hoa can afford to send her to school she does not have the funds for Thinh to attend "extra classes."
Attending extra classes in Vietnam is vital. Government school is only for a half day, and if you can afford it, the rest of ... 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