NEWS ARCHIVE – FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

Parenting Class Reaches Over 200 Women

Strong families lead to strong communities.  With this in mind, we recently held a training on "The Role of the Family in Caring For and Educating Children" for 206 women in one Luc Nam community.The participants, who are all members of the local Women's Union,...

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Education Assistance Keeps Kids in School

For the last 15 years, every summer YWAM Mercy has raised funds to provide educational assistance to school-aged children in difficult circumstances in the areas where we work. Every July our staff spend a significant amount of their time visiting families and...

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Children’s Homes Update: Family Meetings and Study Results

Children in our three Homes finished their 2018 - 2019 school year in the last week of May with better results than the last school year.  In the Vietnamese education system, students with an overall average score for all subjects from 8.0 to 10.0 are considered...

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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...

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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 excitement for...

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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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