TeenQueenUK raises almost £15,000 for Allambie

Everyone at Allambie would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who took part in TeenQueen UK 2013 and raised almost £15,000 for the charity. It was a wonderful evening at Alexandra Palace in London, which saw a number of entrants walk away with TeenQueen titles. A cheque for £13,500 was presented to […]

Volunteer Info

As Allambie  a registered UK Charity we have strict guidelines that we must follow with respect to people wishing to volunteer and visit Allambie. All applicants must send an up to date CV with a recent photo and contact number. We also require a separate document that tells us a little more about yourself and […]

Donate to Allambie

We welcome any size donation to help with the running of Allambie to give our children a secure future. Even a few pounds or dollars can go a long way in Vietnam, and however small, we welcome your help. For a regular donation of just £35 (GBP) per month, you can sponsor one of our […]

Louise Silk – February to March 2013

I had been teaching English in Vietnam for 3 years when a friend told me about  Allambie. Having been there for a while and previously volunteered at another orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City I had a fair idea what Vietnamese orphanages were like and was interested in Allambie as it sounded like something completely […]

Ann Vermeire – December 2012 – Jan 2013

We spent the Holidays ( Christmas and New Years) in Vietnam. My son and family joined us from Zhuhi, China. While there, we planned to see two of the adult adoptees I had met at the Reunion in 2009. Hung (Brian) from the US and Suzanne Thi Hein Hook, who had returned to England with […]

Sam Bradwell – December 2012

Having first visited Allambie in June 2011 while travelling around SE Asia, I decided to return in December 2012 to see how things had progressed and, of course, to see the children once again. Suzanne and I thought it would be fun to surprise the children, as they didn’t know I was back in Saigon. […]

Miles Law – May 2012 to Jan 2013

I’d been in HCMC for about eight months when I thought about volunteering. I searched the Internet and came across Allambie. I was really taken in by the videos of Suzanne and the different children. I got the impression that the orphanage was warm and personal. After meeting Suzanne for coffee I was invited round […]

New year wishes from Allambie Orphanage

Happy New Year to you all. I hope everyone had a great Christmas. The last four months have flown by at Allambie. All of the Allambie children are doing well in school. In September I enrolled Chuyen, Mung and little Long into a new school that is full time. They have settled in well. Little […]