We met Minh in February, alone and cold on a park bench at night. He was 15 years old, but tiny for his age; he could easily pass for 12 or 13. He'd been sleeping rough on the streets of Hanoi for just a couple of nights, and was relieved when he came ...
Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation
The COURAGE Appeal
What does courage mean to you? For Blue Dragon kids, courage is the essential ingredient in creating a life free from harm. We need to raise $350,000 for vital care to trafficked, abused and at-risk kids. Your donation will be a gift of courage, practical help, protection from exploitation, and safe homes.
IN VIETNAM, BLUE DRAGON HAS:
- Sent 3,073 kids to school & training
- Provided shelter to 235 girls & boys
- Served 377,261 meals
- Built 79 homes for families
- Distributed 38,561 litres of milk
- Handed out 54,204 kilos of rice
- Reunited 244 runaways with their families
- Taken 1,250 kids for health checks
- Put 6 teens through drug rehab
- Obtained legal papers for 5,167 people
- Rescued 457 trafficked children
- Placed 184 teens in jobs
- Played 1,774 games of soccer!
Read our latest stories
An occasional roundup of news stories about the issues impacting kids in Vietnam and around the world. In Vietnam Man claims to be selling sperm in Vietnamese hospital as a cover to sell babies. Vietnam strengthens its commit to fight human traffi...
Blue Dragon works from a centre in Hanoi, where most of our team is based. A few years ago we also established a centre in central Vietnam to support the several hundred kids and families we help there in the fight against human trafficking. But our wo...
Blue Dragon's Street Outreach team meets new homeless children in Hanoi every week, and sometimes every day. Kids come to the city for a great variety of reasons: neglect and abuse at home... a fight at school... poverty and hunger... or maybe just a s...
Today I share the sad news of the passing of a little boy named Quoc. Quoc was 12 years old and living in rural Bac Ninh province, 2 hours north of Hanoi. He had a difficult life, growing up in poverty with a very ill mother. Quoc appeared to be a norm...
After 3 weeks on the road in Australia, it's great to be back in Vietnam, back at home, and catching up with everyone and everything.One of those 'things' that I have been catching up: the last few episodes of The Walking Dead. For those who don't watc...