October 22, 2015

 

After the marshmallow roasting, the plastic chairs in the courtyard were all arranged so that people could sit and see the educational awards. Nothing resonates with these kids more than seeing their peers succeed. We want them to picture themselves in the group of co...

October 20, 2015

Phuong, one of our former BBW college students, came to see us at the BBQ. He is now graduated, married, and has a 15 day old baby. He works on a dragon fruit farm. His wife is able to stay home with their new baby for now.

 

 

After the shopping and the playing- my previ...

October 19, 2015

 

One of the most meaningful ways we spend time with the kids is in simple play. Coloring together, kicking the ball around, playing with the toys we bring. Most of things I brought this year were donated by my customers and friends in my neighborhood. They dropped off...

October 19, 2015

Our annual trip is always full of surprises because life is filled with spontaneity, but we have a pretty ritualistic approach to our time here. We only have a week, so to get the most out of our time, We have a stucture. We have changed up activities from time to time...

October 18, 2015

Betsy, Bon Bon, Hang, Zoe, Giselle, and Thao- off to see the kids! The ride to Phan Thiet is further but takes less time and is all on highway. So it was much quieter. That was nice. 

 

We got to our hotel and checked in. It is very nice and has off season rates that are...

October 16, 2015

Thao has been our in country facilitator and translator since 2009. To say she has mad organization skills would be a huge understatement. We have mused many times that she is the glue that holds this cool little organization together. Not only does she take care of al...

October 15, 2015

We had a great day today! Phap, Phung, Hang, and her boyfriend Dong all came to see us. We walked around the city a little, which is only possible for me because of the boot I have for my foot. Traveling with a fracture stinks!

Gisela and Zoe love walking with the kids....

October 14, 2015

We finally have arrived at site visit time! Our team is small this year- Betsy Jett, our pres., her daughter Gisela, me, and my daughter Zoe. Zoe is here for the second year and is very proud that she saved up her own money for her ticket, with the help of the Bank of...

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