Newsletter – September – Dec 2014

Allambie Orphanage

Firstly, I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. I can’t believe that Christmas is nearly here, where has the time gone!  As I said in the last newsletter, running Allambie over the last 4 and half years has taken its toll on me, mentally, physically and emotionally. My health […]

August Newsletter

Allambie newsletter May – August 2014 The last 4 months have been hectic here at Allambie, the last time I wrote we had just anounceed our new photographer website and had the schoolroom revamped. The Allambie children broke up from their Vietnamese schools in the middle of May and have been off school for nearly […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Allambie Update – May to September 2012

Firstly let me say sorry for not writing sooner. Life here in Vietnam is busy and for the last 4 months, it has been the rainy season. This year’s rainy season has been really bad and we have had a lot of rain. When we have heavy rain, we also get a lot of power […]

Fundraiser to free fall from 12,000 feet for Allambie

Board member, Mike Hook is to take part in a daring challenge and hopefully raise much needed funds for Allambie Orphanage. On Mike’s JustGiving page, he says; “You’ll no doubt be pleased to hear that this is no ordinary parachute jump but involves free falling from 12,000ft and as I’ve never jumped before, this method […]

The last four months at Allambie have been busy ones.

January was busy because every year Vietnam celebrates the Vietnamese lunar New Year. Tet is a traditional holiday celebrated annually by the Vietnamese to mark the beginning of both spring and the new lunar year. Tet is about getting together with family and friends to exchange gifts, share warm wishes and pay respect and homage […]

Allambie welcomes in 2012 Tet

Firstly, I’d like to wish everybody a Happy Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year). September, October, November and December were extremely busy months at Allambie. In September, my friend Ashleigh arrived from England to volunteer for two weeks – this was her first time in Vietnam and it was lovely for me to spend time with […]