Friends of Hue

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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Vietnam Changes University Entrance Exams Requirements in 2015

Legend narrates that a long time ago, Dragons were tasked with pouring water down on earth to create rain, thereby giving life to all things on earth. However, as dragons became more and more rare, the Jade Emperor organized a competition amongst all sea creatures to deem who was worthy enough to become the next …

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A Night of Christmas Joy at the FHF Shelter

The holiday air crept into Huế as Santa Claus appeared on cafe window decorations and evergreen trees welcomed everyone at each shop entrance. Blue, red, yellow, green lights twinkled at our shelter for weeks as we eagerly anticipated Christmas season. Christmas Eve, volunteers (Du Ca Music Club, Hue Youth Volunteer Club, The Wind Instruments Club) …

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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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Through the Eyes of a Volunteer: Xuan Phu Shelter

Xuan Phu Shelter “The shelter has 13 girls and 9 boys, 22 in all. They melt my heart. Their politeness and pure joy solidified my reason to be here at this shelter. Their face, their smile, their dimples, their shyness, their skinny frame, their wide eyes, their studious nature, everything about them exude purism. They …

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