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Friends of Hue Foundation’s First Ever Charity Flea Market in Hue Vietnam

On the 23rd of July 2017, Friends of Hue Foundation hosted it’s first ever charity flea market at our Children Shelter in Hue, Vietnam, in an effort to bring together the local community and raise fund for our children shelter. The flea market was the first of it’s kind in Hue, Vietnam and the response …

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FHF Wishes You An Auspicious Lunar New Year!

Friends of Hue Foundation would like to welcome everyone a wonderful Lunar New Year! The “Year of the Monkey” officially begins February 8, but preparations began days ahead. Tradition calls for the cleaning of homes, sweeping away of all the previous year’s bad luck, and offering meals to our ancestors at the altar. One of …

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“My Medical Mission Care Experience” by Phuong Truong

It was at Quang Cong clinic where a breastfeeding mom left her 2 month-old son at home and came to the clinic with her little daughter, waiting for the girl to have a tooth extraction. They had been waiting for 3 hours. The girl insisted on waiting even her mom was trying to persuade her …

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Skills-based Volunteering: Give with Your Hands and Your Heart

Volunteering is often associated with giving with your heart. Many schools, clinics, and homes have been built alone by those whose hearts are so generous and full. Yours hands are your skills, which is associated with your work. However, with both your hands and your heart, you can help build something even greater through skills-based …

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Information and Communications Technology (ICT): Step Forward or Backward?

What’s hot around the table? Just recently, Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Education and Training has introduced a proposal which will cost around VND 4 trillion ($189 million USD) in total to “bring around 300,000 first, second and third grade students into special e-classes,” according to a draft of the new law. This means …

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University Entrance Exams in Vietnam and “chè đậu đỏ” Superstition

Again, it’s the time of the year when nearly 2 million students have to take tests in the hope of landing only one of 300,000 spots in Universities nationwide. This University Entrance Exam, taking place in the first 10 days of July, dividing into two phases, is one of the most intense exams in Vietnam. …

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