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Up and Up

Up and Up

Some days are bleak. Some are terrifying. The work of Blue Dragon, which I share here in this blog from week to week, can feel overwhelming. Teenagers trafficked and sold into slavery. Families trying to survive on the streets. Children sleeping on building sites. It... hello
Access is all

Access is all

At first we could only see Panh’s feet. He had taken refuge in a construction site with another homeless teen. They were in such a deep sleep that no amount of noise could wake them. Their faces were covered with blankets, so we couldn’t even see who they might be.... hello
Reform

Reform

Na was 16 when she was sold. She lived by the river in a simple hut. Her father, Cong, is a fisherman. Although he works all day the money he brings home doesn’t go very far. Most of their family income was from Na’s brother, who worked as a chef in Ho Chi Minh City... hello
The pinky friend

The pinky friend

Mai is seven years old, and has always lived in fear. Her mother loves Mai and her younger brother and sister very much, but their home is dominated by their grandmother, whose violence has ruled their lives since birth. Their mother is powerless to protect the three... hello
Back on the streets

Back on the streets

Whenever there’s a headline in the news about kids in Hanoi getting arrested, Vi is on alert. He scans the article and checks the photos. He worries that he will know one of the young people in trouble. Vi was a street kid himself as a teenager. With some help from... hello
Mother

Mother

Vy has lived a hard life. She’s always been poor. She has usually been unemployed. And in recent years, she has been homeless. But there’s something else that she has always wanted to be: A mother. Collecting scrap on the streets with her partner, Vy shares the same... hello

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