NEWS ARCHIVE – FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

Educational Assistance Impact: Your Gifts Keep Her Going

Educational Assistance Impact: Your Gifts Keep Her Going

Each year, when I receive a gift from YWAM Mercy before the new school year, I am very happy and touched. I wish the sponsors good health! I hope they continue to send us new book bags, notebooks, and uniforms next year. Nhi has much to overcome, but she enjoys school...

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Education Assistance Impact: An Opportunity for Nam

Education Assistance Impact: An Opportunity for Nam

It’s a common story. Nam’s parents divorced. Afterwards, his father went to work in China. His mother remarried and left Nam and his brother with their grandmother since they would not be accepted in her new family. Neither parent provides for the boys financially,...

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Positive Disciple Strengthens Parent-Child Connection

Positive Disciple Strengthens Parent-Child Connection

As part of our Early Childhood Development projects we organize training courses to improve professional skills for preschool teachers and also provide seminars for parents and community members to help them develop helpful child care skills that will strengthen the...

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Parenting Class Reaches Over 200 Women

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

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’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

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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