Author Archives: Deborah Dainton

THE ELDERLY ASSOCIATION – KY ANH, VIETNAM

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

Since 2007 MSAVLC have been supporting a Health Education Program for the elderly in the Ky Anh District, Ha Tinh Province in Vietnam. There are about 18,000 elderly people in Ky Anh District, 10.5% of the population. Ky Anh is a poor community with harsh weather conditions. Many of the elderly have been badly educated …
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Annual General Meeting 2015

April 20th, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in News - (Comments Off on Annual General Meeting 2015)

The Annual General Meeting of MSAVLC was held on the 28th February 2015, at St. Marks Methodist Church in Cheltenham. The meeting was well attended, and reports were given by the Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer of the charity’s activities during 2014. The Honorary Secretary stated that 2015 will again be a challenge. The main …
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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2013

May 7th, 2014 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in News - (Comments Off on ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2013)

The charity’s Annual General Meeting was held at the Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, in Victoria Road, London, by kind permission of the Ambassador, H.E. Vu Quang Minh. The meeting began on a sad note as the Chairman, Peter Lidgard, remarked that it was the first Annual General Meeting that he had attended …
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SUAN LUANG ORPHANAGE – LAOS

February 27th, 2014 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Projects - (Comments Off on SUAN LUANG ORPHANAGE – LAOS)

Suan Luang Orphanage is situated about 30 minutes away from Luang Prabang in northern Laos. Although Luang Prabang is a favourite spot for tourists, few see the poverty that is just outside the town in the surrounding countryside. 33% of the population live below the national poverty line, and the average age expectancy among local …
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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

February 1st, 2014 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in News - (Comments Off on ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING)

You are cordially invited to the MSAVLC Annual General Meeting which will be at 6.30 pm on Monday 28th April 2014 at The Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in London, 12­14 Victoria Road, London W8 5RD.  Everyone welcome The Agenda and Annual Report for 2013 will be available at the meeting.

DR MADELEINE SHARP MBE

January 7th, 2014 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in News - (Comments Off on DR MADELEINE SHARP MBE)

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you of the death of Dr Madeleine Sharp MBE, former President and Honorary Secretary of MSAVLC. She died peacefully at home, in the early hours of Tuesday 7th January 2014, age 93. Madeleine served as Honorary Secretary of the charity from 1987 until 2008. She …
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THANK YOU TO ALL OUR GENEROUS SUPPORTERS

January 1st, 2014 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in News - (Comments Off on THANK YOU TO ALL OUR GENEROUS SUPPORTERS)

Last August we reported in the Bulletin the plight of Nguyen Sy Thang, who was suffering from a disfiguring facial growth, due to the effects of Agent Orange. The Trustees are now delighted to report that since this article donations have been received that have enabled Thang to have the first of two or three operations to remove this …
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