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One year on

One year on

A year since the mass tragedy in Essex, Blue Dragon’s anti-trafficking coordinator Luong Le reflects on what could have been done to avoid the loss of 39 lives – and how we can prevent future disasters. It has been a year since that awful day. Thirty-nine Vietnamese... hello
How a marathon walk is transforming hundreds of lives

How a marathon walk is transforming hundreds of lives

Over $107,000 AUD has been raised through the 2020 Blue Dragon Marathon Walk organised by The Intrepid Foundation. These funds are transforming the lives of disadvantaged Vietnamese youth by providing career and training opportunities tailored to each individual.... hello
“I want to keep learning so I can look after my family”

“I want to keep learning so I can look after my family”

Niu is the oldest of five brothers and sisters. He grew up with his family in northern Dien Bien province, where breathtaking landscapes are as widespread as grinding poverty. Like most in his H’mong community, Niu and his family’s livelihoods revolve around... hello
The other impact of COVID-19: human trafficking cases are on the rise

The other impact of COVID-19: human trafficking cases are on the rise

This year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons arrives at a particularly concerning time: the financial hardship created by the coronavirus pandemic has increased the vulnerability to trafficking of entire communities in Vietnam, and caused an upswing in the... hello
Walking to give youth a future

Walking to give youth a future

The 2020 Blue Dragon Marathon Walk will be a virtual event, so that anyone in the world can join. Here’s why the Walk is so important to the lives of young people in crisis. For 16-year-old Hien, the cooking course she is taking to become a chef is much more than just... hello

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