Author Archives: Deborah Dainton

NEW HOPE CHILDREN’S HOME – POI PET, CAMBODIA

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Projects - (Comments Off on NEW HOPE CHILDREN’S HOME – POI PET, CAMBODIA)

The New Hope Children’s Home is situated on a piece of land on the outskirts of Poi Pet, a city which is depressed, poor and scruffy. It is run by Cheng Rostitus, a committed Christian who was brought up during the Pol Pot regime and survived its horrors. Due to his experiences he is determined …
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DISABILITY DEVELOPMENT SERVICES PROGRAM (DDSP) – CAMBODIA

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Projects - (Comments Off on DISABILITY DEVELOPMENT SERVICES PROGRAM (DDSP) – CAMBODIA)

  Disability Development Services Program is a Cambodian Non-Government Organisation launched in January 2003. It is one of the few Cambodian organisations in the country providing services to disabled people, and is based in Pursat, a poor rural province in central Cambodia. Its objectives are to enable disabled people to access services to improve their …
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ALL EARS CAMBODIA

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Projects - (Comments Off on ALL EARS CAMBODIA)

All Ears Cambodia was started by Glyn Vaughan, a senior audiologist at Charing Cross Hospital, in 2003, and provides a unique medical service in a country torn by years of war. It works with all Cambodians from new-borns to the elderly, and from all walks of life. These include children and adults from some of …
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THE VIETNAMESE ASSOCIATION OF VICTIMS OF AGENT ORANGE (VAVA)

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Projects - (Comments Off on THE VIETNAMESE ASSOCIATION OF VICTIMS OF AGENT ORANGE (VAVA))

VAVA was founded in 2004 and was set up to help the Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange. Agent Orange is the name given to the deadly chemical which was sprayed by the American forces over Vietnam from 1961 to 1971. More than 80 million litres of poisonous chemicals were used; most of them were Agent …
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THANH XUAN PEACE VILLAGE – VIETNAM

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MSAVLC has been supporting Thanh Xuan Peace Village in Hanoi for many years, by giving donations for medical equipment. It is not a village as we normally understand the term. It is a group of ugly, grey, concrete buildings situated in the outskirts of Hanoi, and it caters for orphans and disabled children, mostly affected …
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MIDWIFE TRAINING COURSES – VIETNAM

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Projects - (Comments Off on MIDWIFE TRAINING COURSES – VIETNAM)

 Highland Education Development Organisation (HEDO) Traditional Midwife Training Courses One of our on-going projects is the training of traditional midwives in the highland, ethnic minority villages of Vietnam. It is often not possible for expectant mothers to have their babies delivered at their local health clinic, and in many places it is the custom to …
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HOA BINH PEACE VILLAGE – VIETNAM

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  Hoa Binh Peace Village is part of Tu Du Obstetric and Gynaecological Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. Since it was founded in 1990 it has been home to some 400 children, most of them suffering from the effects of Agent Orange, the deadly chemical sprayed to defoliate the forest regions by the Americans …
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HA TINH GENERAL HOSPITAL – VIETNAM

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Ha Tinh is one of the poorest Provinces in Vietnam. It has adverse weather conditions with harsh cold winters and hot dry summers. The Province is frequently affected by typhoons and tropical storms, causing havoc to the community, its people, crops and buildings. Most of the people scrape a living from the land, but poverty …
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THE BRITISH FRIENDSHIP HOSPITAL – KY ANH, VIETNAM

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The British Friendship Hospital was officially opened in 1980 with the help of funds and equipment donated by MSAVLC. It replaced the District Hospital which had been destroyed by bombs during the American war. Since that time MSAVLC has given financial assistance to the hospital to help them buy much needed drugs, medical equipment and …
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THE BLIND ASSOCIATION – KY ANH, VIETNAM

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Projects - (Comments Off on THE BLIND ASSOCIATION – KY ANH, VIETNAM)

There are 531 blind people and 2,031 partially-sighted people in the district of Ky Anh. There are four main reasons for the blindness in this district: The effects from the war and dioxin contamination. Cataracts. Congenital defects. Vitamin deficiency caused by malnutrition. The Blind Association has been set up to help these people, and a …
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