July 31, 2016

Up until about 2010, the orphanage had babies. Then the Canadian Grant that funded the baby center expired and the babies were housed in another facility. Now that the orphanage has moved to its new location in Phan Thiet, the babies are back. What a wonderful energy t...

July 31, 2016

Each year, our team piles into the van early on a Saturday morning and heads off to the market. The task is to buy the food for our annual BBQ party- a celebration of our Big Big World Family. 

We stop at the orphanage to pick up Mrs Hoa, the house mother, and half a do...

July 30, 2016

For our field trip this year, we went to Vietnam’s version of Disney World on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City.  Some of my favorite childhood memories are of family outings to the County Fair. The smell of pop corn, cotton candy, farm animals, and hot summer nights.

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July 29, 2016

I think that's really what BBW is all about - promise and possibilities - envisioning a future and lubricating the wheels to get these young adults rolling. Helping them have courage and faith in themselves.

On this trip we took some important steps in that direc...

July 27, 2016

I am back in Vietnam on my third program delivery trip. ( Big Big World’s 8th) I find myself reflecting on the possibility of new beginnings I am privileged to witness with the young adults living in Saigon and the children living in PhanThiet.

Wedding bells

Yesterday mo...

July 23, 2016

 Tan is the most charming young man I ever met.

Here he is on the left when he first arrived at Ham Tan orphanage in 2010 with his sister and brother.

On our visit last year, we noticed that he was a little shy about sharing his beautiful smile.  It turns out that he was...

July 9, 2016

It is time for our annual program delivery trip! Our team  (Betsy, Barbara, and Bonnie) will arrive in country around the 23rd of July . We will take a couple of days to adjust to the 11 hour time difference then hit the ground running on the 25th. 

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