Background I arrived in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam in late February with a 150 hour TESOL Certificate and an extensive training background in the RAF and Essential Skills adult learning, I was looking forward to restart my teaching career ...

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Jo Hill 30th May 2017 – Visit to Allambie Orphanage   The best type of family   I recently went to Saigon to see my long time friend and whilst there happened to meet one of the greatest examples of ...

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Allambie Newsletter May to August 2017 Well its August all ready and I can honestly say the last 4 months have been extremely busy. I really do not know where to begin as Allambie has so much to tell you ...

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  A large orphanage, siblings separated into large dormitory rooms with barred walls, walls that locked the children in at night. Nobody could flourish in an environment like this.   The inception of Allambie orphanage was possible because of one, ...

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I would like to tell you about my time at the Allambie orphanage. I think my preconception of the idea or word of orphanage comes from Victorian times; I didn’t know what I expected to see…skinny, sad children who have ...

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I have just come back from an incredible week at the Allambie orphanage. I didn’t really know what to expect when I left, and when we arrived in Ho Chi Minh City and Suzanne told us all of the kids ...

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Hello Everyone I can’t believe that we are in coming to the end of April already, the months are flying by past. Towards the end of January we celebrated TET, Vietnamese Luna New Year. This year it came early; it ...

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