Early this week, Blue Dragon's chief lawyer represented Tuyet* in court for the prosecution of her trafficker.
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IN VIETNAM, BLUE DRAGON HAS:
- Sent 3,108 kids to school & training
- Provided shelter to 244 girls & boys
- Served 395,120 meals
- Built 81 homes for families
- Distributed 39,010 litres of milk
- Handed out 57,094 kilos of rice
- Reunited 280 runaways with their families
- Taken 1,277 kids for health checks
- Put 6 teens through drug rehab
- Obtained legal papers for 7,284 people
- Rescued 483 trafficked children
- Placed 195 teens in jobs
- Played 1,854 games of soccer!
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After making the world wait for this final blog (I forgot the password to log in - seriously...), here it is. The end of my 10 year blog. (And yes, I know that after 10 years of blogging I should be able to remember the password).At the time I started ...
It's time to bring the Street Kids blog to an end. I've been writing here for almost 10 years - this started in November 2005. That's a long time to be blogging, and it's also a long time to be reading! Over these 10 years the nature of the blog h...
An occasional roundup of news stories impacting kids in Vietnam and around the world. Local NewsThe Vietnamese government takes aim at child labour in a new program. Access to higher education in Vietnam remains a messy affair according to some familie...
A great friend of Blue Dragon has passed away: the performer and Creative Director Jerry Snell. Over the years I have met countless people wanting to join in at our centre and lend a hand. Jerry was the best of the best. He had a boundless energy that ...
A great friend of Blue Dragon has passed away: the performer and Creative Director Jerry Snell. Over the years I have met countless people wanting to join in at our centre and lend a hand. Jerry was the best of the best. He had a boundless energy that I could never quite keep up with.
At age 11, "Binh" was working on the streets of Hanoi. During the day he would go to school, but at night he would be out selling trinkets by Hoan Kiem Lake, along with his mother who kept a watchful eye over him. Binh enjoyed the freedom of working on...