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The gift of sound for Tuan…

 Tuan is a great little guy who we have been supporting for a few years now. He was born with diabetes type 1 which went undiagnosed and untreated for years due to the extreme poverty of his parents. He was so weak and undernourished when we first met him.

With the support of ACCV Tuan’s diabetes is now under control but unfortunately it has taken a toll on his vision which is now reduced to just 20%.

Sadly, a recent check-up has discovered that his hearing has also been affected and he is in desperate need of hearing aids.

We want to make sure that he gets them.

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Wonderful, empowering news for Sau…

    

  Last week we posted about our desire to fund A sewing training course for Sau. Our goal is to enable her to fight her way out of poverty and to be able to provide for herself and her little girl, Nhi.

Thanks to a wonderful lady, Deborah, this is now a reality for Sau. Deborah has very kindly donated the total cost of Sau’s training course. We’re so appreciative of her generosity!

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A stitch in time for Sau...

The absolute foundation of ACCV is to ‘give a hand up rather than a hand out’. Sometimes it’s difficult to see how exactly we can do that and sometimes it takes a while. But it is always our purpose.

Empowerment has been our goal with Sau & little Nhi since we met them a year and a half ago. I must confess that I have wondered how we can empower Sau when her situation is so terribly difficult.

But we think we have found a way…

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Music to her ears...

Yesterday we caught up with Sau & little Nhi. While it’s one of the most heart breaking stories I’ve come across (and there have been a few) Sau & Nhi’s story is sometimes interspersed with a little joy. It was one of those days…

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Heading to the finish line...

It's lovely to be back in Hanoi and touching base with everyone. Yesterday we met up with Mai and Thao to catch up with Thao while she was in Hanoi. She's doing so well. It's hard to believe how quickly the years have flown by, it doesn't seem too long ago that we met a young girl who was desperate to follow her dreams of becoming a doctor.

Well she's on her way now....

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