Gracie Harrison. April 2015 – present

I first heard about Allambie Orphanage from a friend who is a local volunteer. I did some research online and contacted Mark, the acting manager and arranged a meet and greet with the Allambie children. I was a bit nervous the first time I went to the orphanage as I didn’t know what to expect, […]

Merry Christmas from Allambie

Allambie would like to take this opportunity to say thank you firstly to Liz Murphy and the Marlow TWA group who have been a great support to Allambie and raised money and provided the orphanage with much needed medicine, new watches and other goodies. The children were so happy to receive their watches which means […]

Allambie newsletter May – December 2015

I can’t believe how quickly the time goes by. The Allambie children are doing well and have really settled into their new home and area and they have all made friends. Allambie Orphanage is very proud to share the great news that Chuyen and Mung gradated from Junior School on Sunday 26th May. Five and […]

JD Gardner – 2013 – 2017

My name is JD and I’ve been volunteering for Allambie for about 5 years now. I really enjoy the atmosphere created by the founder of Allambie. It is a small orphanage, which has helped the children to become more like actual siblings with a sense of family and belonging. I volunteer with the boys and […]

Chloe Weightman – Feb 2014

Chloe Weightman – Feb 2014   Testimonial for my trip to Allambie orphanage   When I found out that I was lucky enough to win a trip to Ho Chi Minh City to visit Allambie orphanage I was ecstatic as this would be a once in a lifetime trip. However it did not actually become […]

Allambie’s New School Room Jan – May 2014

Team Queen Team

Allambie Newsletter Jan – May 2014 It is amazing how time flies. The last five months have been very busy for Allambie. In August 2013, I attended a fundraiser in England held by an organisation called TeenQueen UK. Basically it’s a modern take on a traditional beauty pageant. A key part of the competition included raising […]

Phil Saleh September – November 2013

I found Allambie through and internet search where it stood out as being especially warm and caring, in stark contrast to the stereotypical ‘Vietnamese Orphanage’. Knowing that I was to spend some time in Saigon teaching, I decided to volunteer my time here. Suzanne agreed to meet up for coffee and told me about each […]

New Year Brings New Hopes at Allambie

Allambie would like to say HAPPY NEW YEAR to everyone. It has been a busy past six months for Allambie. The Allambie children are all doing very well and their grades have gone up this year. All their hard work at school is paying off. Allambie has also been very lucky to get extra help […]

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 […]