Our Mission

“saigonchildren enables disadvantaged children and young adults in Vietnam to reach their full potential through receiving a quality education relevant to their needs”

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    Huynh Hoa’s story
    Nguyen Thi Huynh Hoa grew up in a ‘Poor Household’ in Hamlet 2, Tan Dong Commune, Thanh Hoa District, Long An Province. Her father was once a pig farmer, but ...
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    The story of a diligent young adult
    From a young age, Nhat’s father was not on his life. Later, his mother also left him. Worried about his younger brother, Nhat’s older sibling took him to Daklak. In ...
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    British specialist and the loving journey supporting children with autism
    Marianne’s attention for Vietnam began in the 1970s, after getting to know about how the American war had devastated the country. The story of Vietnam in those years was what ...
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    The Story of Trung
    My name is Le Van Trung. I am 22 years old and I was born and raised in Ho Chi Minh City. I am in my final year studying Sociology ...
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    CAN’S STORY- the young successful hairstylist
    Being a student who had to drop out the school since difficult circumstance as well as could not accept the reality of his situation, Can was determined to pursue Hair ...
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    VUONG’S STORY- The young mechanic who overcame the fate
    From a young age, Vuong was a child who was inclined to love repairing and searching. Moreover, he was also interested in refrigeration industry, which he can delight himself with ...
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    MEd Autism (Children) from British Chevening Program shares her thoughts on disabled children in Vietnam
    “It’s heart-breaking when I see teachers and kids struggling with limited resources and hear about the stories of parents with disabled children. Yet, it’s joyous to see the great changes ...
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    A letter from saigonchildren Executive Director: Before A New Journey
    Many of you have faced difficult circumstances in your lives and sometimes it did not seem possible to continue in your education, to go to university and then to complete ...
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    The journey of becoming a restaurant manager
    When choosing a job, you should have the passion for it and be willing to start from the bottom.
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    Manh’s story
    Mạnh’s house is about 3.5 km away from the school. He used to go to school by bicycle with his brother but now he must go to school on foot ...
At a glance

Over the past 27 years, saigonchildren have been narrowing the gap to educational opportunities and opening doors to brighter futures for...

$12.5 million

Thanks to our incredible donors we have been able to allocate more than US $12,500,000 to projects helping disadvantaged children in Vietnam

198 Schools

were built to bring new learning environment to disadvantaged children

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