Flower Growing Club Update: A New Season

Our flower growing club has just come through a successful winter season and is now looking ahead to summer.Previously people in the area only grew flowers to sell at Lunar New Year (in January or February).  They were only familiar with winter flowers.  Each summer...

Study Tour to Effective Child-Friendly Library

Teachers at one Hoai Duc secondary school where we are helping them implement a reading program, visited a very effective child-friendly library at The Gateway School to learn from their experience and see their library operation first-hand. Gateway’s leaders shared...

Reading Day at Child-friendly Library Creates Excitement

When we help a school install a child-friendly library, we not only supply equipment and books, we also plan library activities to help develop and maintain a reading culture in the school. A recent “Reading Day” in one Hoai Duc school, created a lot of...

Update on Hydroponics Model

YWAM Mercy Vietnam has developed a hydroponics model in one urbanizing Hoai Duc community to bring higher incomes for suburban farmers while reducing harm caused by the overuse of insecticides and herbicides. After setting up the model, we regularly visit the owner,...

Celebrating “Cold Foods” Festival in the Children’s Homes

Although originating from China, the Cold Food Festival in Vietnam has its own meaning and style. While the Chinese avoid the cooking fire and eat only cold food on March 3 by the lunar calendar, Vietnamese people cook as normal but have created TROI-CHAY cakes to...

YWAM Mercy Helps Blind Child Receive Special Care

YWAM Mercy Vietnam has been helping Loi (center) since she was a toddler.  Even though we have arranged for her to meet with specialists who have tried various treatments, Loi’s eyesight has been getting progressively worse and she is now blind. She is the third...

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