NEWS ARCHIVE – FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

Welcoming the Year of the Dragon in the Children’s Homes

Welcoming the Year of the Dragon in the Children’s Homes

It is the 19th time YWAM Mercy Vietnam has made CHUNG cakes with children at our three community-based Children's Homes. We do this so that the children can have a close connection to their culture and its traditional foods. We want them to have similar experiences...

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Education Assistance Impact: Hieu

Education Assistance Impact: Hieu

Hieu (grade 2) is the second son of a two-child family living in poverty in Ba Vi. His parents got divorced and he now lives with his mother who does not have a permanent job. She gets by with temporary jobs she does at home such as cleaning wigs and making bamboo...

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Education Assistance Impact: An

Education Assistance Impact: An

An is in grade 7 and was born with a withered arm. Her parents were young and inexperienced at the time, so they did not recognize that An couldn't use her right hand until she was three. In the years after, they took her to hospitals for treatment, but there was no...

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Children Visit Historical Sites on Summer Outing

Children Visit Historical Sites on Summer Outing

The 47 children living in YWAM Mercy Vietnam's three community-based Children's Homes had never been on a journey like this. It had been a tradition for members of the three homes to go together on a summer outing every few years to the beach or other vacation spot....

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Lunar New Year in the Children’s Homes

Lunar New Year in the Children’s Homes

Lunar New Year (Tet) celebrates the end of winter and welcomes spring in Asian countries. It usually occurs in January or February. For most Vietnamese, and the children in YWAM Mercy's three Children’s Homes, making traditional CHUNG cakes is a special time to cook...

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Education Assistance Impact: Nguyet

Education Assistance Impact: Nguyet

Nguyet is 11 years old and in 5th grade. She, her younger brother and her father all suffer with illnesses. They live with her 70-year-old grandmother. The only member of the family able to work and make an income is Nguyet's mother. Although her parent's can't help...

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