Asian Women and Friends in Hanoi (AWFH) is celebrating its 4th year anniversary on Thursday Oct. 30 by holding a charity event to benefit children with hemophilia.
Cycling is good for the environment, this we all know. But Ho Tram Water Safety believes it can actually save lives, and they’re holding a Charity Bike Ride to test that theory. Sponsors are your responsibility, but the organisers believe you can raise VND6 million per person. Biking a beautiful route down to an even more beautiful destination, this might just be the easiest good deed you’ve ever done.
The New World Hotel has been one of Saigon’s finest five-star options ever since it opened its doors 20 illustrious years ago. Like any 20-year-old they’re excited, and celebrating the occasion with a bang.
Although The Heart Institute has operated on over 20,000 children, with 4,000 helped financially by its sister organisation, CMI, every heart they put right matters. Words by Margaret Smith. Photos by Francis Xavier
When Juergen Eichhorn first saw the painful side of the northern province of Hai Duong, it happened by chance. He’s still unsure if it was an accident or destiny.
Even when BBGV is having fun, they know how to do smart business. So it’s no surprise that this annual charity run — this year on Sunday Sep. 28 — has raised nearly VND7 billion in its previous 14 editions, with more coming in at an exponential rate.
A danced-filled Sock Hop will be making another outing at Hanoi Rock City on Sunday Aug. 31, this time with a cause. All proceeds will go towards AnimalsAsia who run the Tam Dao Bear Rescue Centre. The funds raised will help their efforts to rescue moonbears and sunbears in Vietnam.
The bands are drawn, and the rockers will square off Aug. 28 at Cargo (7 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Q4).
Loreto Vietnam works tirelessly to give disadvantaged kids a chance in life. Words by Ed Weinberg
It’s no secret I love a good international day, especially the lesser known ones that don’t come with their own celebrity endorsement (ack!). This month will see the celebration of World Population Day and that’s got me thinking about a few things.