"Bring Forth The Light" to Blind Children

by Viet Blind Children Foundation
"Bring Forth The Light" to Blind Children
"Bring Forth The Light" to Blind Children
"Bring Forth The Light" to Blind Children
"Bring Forth The Light" to Blind Children
"Bring Forth The Light" to Blind Children
"Bring Forth The Light" to Blind Children
Jun 7, 2013

Happiness in Difficulties

Rev Thuan Hoang with former students of Nhat Hong
Rev Thuan Hoang with former students of Nhat Hong

Le Thi Nhung was born (07/08/1989) blind and grew up in Tan Phu, Tay Ninh.  Since 2009, Nhung and her older sister started living in Nhat Hong Warm Shelter.  Nhung got accepted to attend University of Pedagogy, Special Education Program.

In Viet Nam, going to school is a dream for many and going to college is even a bigger dream, especially to those whose are poor and/or disabled.  I, a girl with visual impairment coming from a poor family, have been very fortunate to be able to attend college.  Thanks to the loving care and support of many people.   I know that attending college will be filling with difficulties and challenges.  For instance, materials for visually impaired students are limited or not available. Furthermore, during lecture, I can only listen to the lecture while the nun takes notes for me. However, I feel very blessed and humble to have this opportunity.

 When I was growing up, though my family was very poor, I had always lived in happiness and under the loving care of my parents.  When I went to school, I received a lot of warm, love and care from the teachers and nuns.  Due to my loving environments, from home and school, I have not known the concept of sadness and loneliness. In other words, I am always happy.  In addition, I do not know the concept of separation because I have always been surrounded by the love of my parents, friends, nuns, teachers and benefactors (such as BVCF and, now, Globalgivings).  Finally, happiness, to me, means having someone walking along with me in time of difficulties.

 An update…

Since last report, BVCF has been recognized by San Francisco-Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee for services provide to the blind children in Viet Nam...

SF-HCMC Sister City Committee
SF-HCMC Sister City Committee
Rev Thuan Hoang with other recognizer by SF
Rev Thuan Hoang with other recognizer by SF
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Viet Blind Children Foundation

Location: San Francisco, CA - USA
Project Leader:
Thuan Hoang
San Francisco, CA United States

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