Founder's Blog

Blue Dragon's founder, Michael Brosowski, shares the lessons he has learned from the children and young people he meets from day to day.
Michael Brosowski - Founder of Blue Dragon

From Michael’s blog lifeisalongstory.com

Spider Boy

Spider Boy

At just 10 years old, Thang has grown up on the streets of Hanoi. But now, his life is taking a turn for the better with a little help from Blue Dragon.

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Something Better

Something Better

Two teens left their homes wanting to escape poverty and hardship. The dangers that they encountered are a warning to us all and a call for understanding.

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A trafficker’s story

A trafficker’s story

Vin committed a terrible crime and received the punishment he deserved. But could this all have been prevented? Read on for the story of a human trafficker and why they’d choose this path.

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Dirty Word

Dirty Word

A life-or-death escape from slavery in a foreign country. A desperate call for help in the dead of night. This is the reality of a rescue operation where failure could be devastating.

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Chung

Chung

Life has always been very difficult for Chung. He was one of 7 brothers born into extreme poverty in an area of the city notorious for heroin and violence.

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Mischief

Mischief

Some children become homeless because of extreme poverty, violence at home, or mental illness. But sometimes the reasons for a child being on the street can be devastatingly simple…

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The boy in the park

The boy in the park

Thiem and his father were sleeping rough when Blue Dragon came across them in a park. This week, they disappeared – but our effort to help them did not end.

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It Takes Time

It Takes Time

A 12-year old boy and his father are sleeping rough in the city during a heatwave and pandemic. What will it take to get them to safety?

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Ashes

Ashes

Trafficked to China 21 years ago, everyone believed that Liem was dead. But her parents refused to give up hope.

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A dark turn

A dark turn

Maiv is a 15-year old H’mong girl with multiple disabilities. She is blind and has an intellectual impairment, and has survived shocking abuse. Today’s blog shares her story, and her hope for a brighter future. **Trigger warning: Please be aware that some of the content is extremely sensitive.

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Building trust

Building trust

A new wave of COVID is leading to a new spike in kids sleeping on the streets of the city.

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Impossible

Impossible

At the height of the 2020 lockdown, a young woman called for help. Trapped in slavery since the age of 21, this was her first chance to escape. But it was not to be.

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