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Fundraising for Baby Bao Nhi

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

On Saturday April 02, 2016, the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) at Mipitas High School, CA (MHS) had their annual cultural show. It was heart-warming to hear them speak about VNHelp and the orphan they sponsored through VNHelp’s Sponsor A Child Program. A few dollars from each student, they raised enough money to sponsor 4-year old Nguyen thi Bao Nhi for the third year! Congratulations to VSA at MHS for a successful show and thank you for your kind support for Bao Nhi. You are young people with a big heart!

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Teacher, advisor of VSA & President of VNHelp                                     MHS students attending the donation table

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VNHelp’s gifts – key chains made by mute & deaf children                               Donations for Baby Bao Nhi 

Orphanages for children

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

In 2015, five orphanages continued to receive support from VNHelp. These orphanages cared for 422 children. VNHelp was able to connect sponsors in the US to 282 of these children. Besides providing the fund for food and education, we also funded regular English and computer classes at the orphanages.

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                       Computer classes for orphans                               Children from Dieu Giac Orphanage


                      Children from Thien An Orphanage                                 Children from Tu Hanh Orphanage

Vietnam Travels: Health in Nam Dinh

Friday, April 12th, 2013

The past two days in northern Vietnam have been a flurry of activity. Yesterday, the VNHELP team in Vietnam started our day at 6:30 am and didn’t get back till 11:30 pm! We visited Nam Dinh province, a three hour drive from Hanoi, where we have a number of health projects.


Make Tet Memorable for Orphans and Street Children in Vietnam

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Even though 2013 New Year Celebrations have come to and end and many of us have returned to the routine of daily life and keeping up with resolutions, VNHELP is actually already at work planning another new year celebration. Tet, or Lunar New Year, will be celebrated in Vietnam on February 10th this year. Although Vietnam also uses the  Gregorian calendar officially, Tet is still considered the most significant holiday in Vietnam. Many celebrate the holiday for a full two weeks, and the streets are awash in lucky red and gold. It’s a time for families to get together, friends to hang out leisurely, and children to gleefully hold their hands out in anticipation of receiving li xi (red envelopes filled with lucky money.)


The Dieu Giac Kids Vacation in Vung Tau!

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Thanks to donors who go above and beyond the usual amount of support we request for the kids in our Sponsor A Child program, the Dieu Giac Orphanage’s staff were able to save up enough money to take the children for a summer trip to Vũng Tàu!

Vũng Tàu is famous for it’s beaches, and it’s about 130 kilometers (80 miles or so) away from Saigon, where the Dieu Giac Orphanage is located. Imagine how much fun it must have been for the kids. They shared with us a few snapshots, which we’ve put together below.

Seeing the kids smile so brightly really makes us feel like everything we do is worth it. What a way to open the weekend!

If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor, please feel free to contact us at VNHELP.