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World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is a day to pay homage to the people who have given their time and money to tirelessly support human welfare and inspire others to give back.  This year ACCV would like to honour our amazing volunteer teachers who work alongside our staff members, supporting our blind students in our ELITE program.

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Thuong's Brighter Tomorrow

Thuong is 16 years old; he was born in a small, remote village outside of Hanoi. He lives with his two sisters and their parents and they often help them out on their farm. The land has poor soil which means the cultivation of crops involves a lot of hard work for very little return .

When Thuong was only 12 years old he began to get quite sick and deteriorated until he was rushed to the hospital. 

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Kindness is Genetic

Quan is a slight eight-year-old boy. He was born with CAH, a condition that means he must take medicine every day and he must go to the hospital for regular check-ups. Quan’s medical costs are expensive and his parents are very poor. They have been forced to borrow money as their monthly income is quite meagre.

Quan just started third grade, he is excited for his new school year...

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Empowering!

Our mission at ACCV is to give a hand up rather than a hand out. We want to empower young people to work hard and help themselves. Hopefully they will go on to empower others too. Loan is a great example of how well this can work.

When we first met Loan, she was in a very difficult situation. Her father cannot work due to mental illness and her mother was bed ridden after an accident.  Loan had to take care of her younger brother and work in the rice fields to help her family earn an income.

A huge load for a young girl who quietly dreamed of going to university and getting a good job.

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The Story of Chinh

We would like to share with you the story of Chinh.

Chinh is an 11-year-old boy who lives in a small town outside Hanoi city. He was diagnosed with Brittle Bone at birth and the hospital seemed to be his second home for the early days of his life.

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