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50th School in Vietnam Built

September 19 2016

“The project is an inspiring example of how people of goodwill can turn violence and tragedy into a cause for hope.”

With the 50th school having been built, it is time to reflect on all who made this worthy effort possible.

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Report on 2014 Renovation of Lew’s School, Dong Ha, Quang Tri – Dedicated 1995

April 27 2015

By Sam Russell, Country Director

The Dong Ha school renovation work is a huge success. The place looks great! They replaced all the termite eaten doors and windows, replaced all the broken or rusty door locks and fixed the sagging floors and re-tiled them.  They also laid pavers on the...

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President of Vietnam Honors Sam Russell with highest civilian award

April 16 2014

Sam Russell, Vietnam Children’s Fund longtime in-country director, was awarded the prestigious Friendship Medal, the highest honor accorded by the Government of Vietnam to non-citizens by the President of Vietnam.

Read the full article: Vietnam+ English website: Children fund’s leader...

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Reflection on 2013

December 29 2013

Dear Friend of the Vietnam Children’s Fund:

We hope this finds you celebrating the close of a prosperous and healthy 2013 and looking ahead to a brand new year!

For the Vietnam Children’s Fund 2013 was a year of ups and downs. We are honored and proud to tell you that Sam Russell, our...

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