I first heard about Suzanne and Allambie in 2012 while listening to BBC Radio 4. As soon as I heard the details of Suzanne’s mission to found her own refuge for children I was moved to compassion and wanted to ...

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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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  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 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 ...

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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 ...

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