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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    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 ...
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    Story of Minh Lam, the boy of courage
    After 5 months of continuous hard-work, Lam can now balance on his knees, draw, write, do math, sing, spell words and recognize things around him
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    Minh Quang’s day at school
    In each therapy session, there are always tears after each leg pull and sweats after each attempt to walk step-by-step. Although the sweat is still flowing on his forehead, Quang ...
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    Story of Sơn
    “In the future, I will be dedicated to my studies. A new page has opened and even though it is more difficult, with the support of my mother and my ...
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    The ‘DNA’ of an NGO: Helping people to help themselves
    “The idea of an organisation having taken on a life of its own, being fully independent and self-sustaining is a good one. For me it was the thinking that lay ...
At a glance

Over the past 25 years, saigonchildren have been narrowing the gap to educational opportunities and opening ...

$12.5 million

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

192 Schools

were built to bring new learning environment to disadvantaged children

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Our Impact

Children under 18





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