Welcome Saigon Children Supporters
The Saigon Children charity was founded in the United Kingdom in 1992 with the goal of helping disadvantaged children have a fair start in life. Saigon Children works exclusively in Vietnam and has helped thousands of children overcome the challenges posed by poverty, geography and disabilities.
We believe that all children should have a fair start to their lives and the right to fulfill their true potential. By focusing our efforts on the educational needs of the most disadvantaged children in Vietnam, we are able to transform their lives for the better.
Over the last 25 years, the charity has been able to allocate over $12.5 million to projects designed to help some of the most of vulnerable children in South Vietnam reach their potential.
The charity operates in ten provinces in Vietnam and has four key programs:
Child Development Scholarships – This program helps disadvantaged children by giving them scholarships for essentials like school fees, a monthly rice allowance, textbooks, and school uniforms. They are also given access to personalized help and advice to advance their studies and stay in control of their futures.
School Building – Saigon children has helped to build over 180 public schools across Vietnam, mainly much needed primary and Kindergarten schools, as well as improve existing schools systems.
Getting Ready for Work – We give children the boost they need to succeed by offering a range of professional development courses. Lessons include English instruction IT courses, art, photography, hairdressing, nursing, and a range of other vocational and trade skills.
Special Needs Education – Children with special needs are particularly vulnerable in Vietnam, and we provide local front-line organisations with the funds and tools they need to provide children with the special educational courses that they require.
The work undertaken by Saigon Children focuses on providing children with the tools they need to be independent and offers a chance for some of Vietnam’s most vulnerable children to break free from the cycle of poverty and provide a better life for themselves. The organization also offers the guidance these children need to improve their communities.
Your Support Helps the Most Vulnerable Children in Vietnam
One of the biggest barriers to many a child’s success is sadly, where they are born. Many provinces in Vietnam lack the necessary educational and professional development infrastructure for children to obtain the support they so desperately need. Thanks to Saigon Children, the gap between rural and urban provinces has been slowly closing over the past 25 years.
Our charity has helped to build 186 schools, with 480 classrooms in remote areas, in 12 provinces across Vietnam. This has given 14,000 disadvantaged children the chance to obtain the education that they need to break the cycle of poverty that has haunted much of Vietnam.
We believe that only by providing a safe and friendly learning environment can children get the skills they need to succeed in life. We have raised over $5,000,000 to support this aim and have used this money to help build and renovate schools across Vietnam. We need your help to continue changing the lives of children across our beautiful country.
We have also worked hard to provide scholarships for over 35,000 children as well as support 10,000 children in gaining essential vocational skills. On top of this work we have also raised most than $665,000, to help 10,000 children, and 1,500 teachers gain the tools needed, to help vulnerable special needs children ,across Vietnam.
We have supported over 55 projects that have helped to introduce new ideas and educational methods to schools that help children with disabilities to develop their full potential.
We want to spend the next 25 years helping children break the cycle of poverty and reach their potential, to do that we need your help. It’s really simple: every contribution helps us build new schools, develop new curriculums and provide more scholarships.
Help Break the Cycle of Poverty
In Vietnam, they say that the only way to free yourself from poverty, is education. We put this message at the very heart of everything that we do. By targeting the children with the greatest need, we are able to make the biggest net social impact possible. We give children the tools they need to be self-sufficient and succeed in life.
Your contributions, no matter how small, will help to completely transform the lives of hundreds of the most vulnerable children across Vietnam. Our projects are beginning to break the cycle of poverty in Vietnam and we need your help to continue our important work.
Contribute to Saigon Children today and help improve the lives of children across Vietnam!