THE BRITISH FRIENDSHIP HOSPITAL – KY ANH, VIETNAM

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

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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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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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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