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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DAUGHTERS OF CAMBODIA – PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by jon.dainton in Key Projects | Projects - (Comments Off on DAUGHTERS OF CAMBODIA – PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA)

For some time the Trustees of MSAVLC have been concerned about the appalling sex-trade that exists in Cambodia. Their particular concern is centred in Phnom Penh, which the Trustees have visited many times. In Cambodia, one of the poorest nations in the world, the sexual exploitation of children is a thriving business, especially in the …
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WATER SYSTEMS IN LAOS

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by jon.dainton in Key Projects | Projects - (Comments Off on WATER SYSTEMS IN LAOS)

Since 2013 MSAVLC has funded the building of three water systems, and has paid for the provision of a toilet block, in the Jumpet District of Luang Prabang, Laos. Trustees from MSAVLC visited the new water systems in 2015 and were pleased to see what a tremendous difference they had made to so many people’s …
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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

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Projects - (Comments Off on THANH XUAN PEACE VILLAGE – VIETNAM)

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

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 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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