May 2016
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Volunteer English Teachers Urgently Needed!

Linh and her grandfather

I know that it’s been awhile since I’ve mentioned my volunteer work, and you’d be forgiven if you thought that I’d forgotten all about it. I am proud to say that I have kept up with it throughout my time here in Vietnam.  Recently, I’ve traveled to Vinh Long with a […]

A Trip to Gia Lai

Gia Rai Kids

A little over a month ago, I went with the Ngan Hac Giay Organization on a trip to help the Gia Rai people in Chu Prong and Duc Co, two small cities in Central Vietnam near Pleiku. Pleiku is known by many in the United States as one of the main […]

I hate grasshoppers!!

Ngan Hac Giay Volunteers

Last Sunday, I went to meet with some volunteers from the Ngan Hac Giay Organization.  I was picked up at my Aunt’s house at 8:00AM by Son…one of the lead volunteers of the group.  We were going to meet the other members at a park right in front of Diamond Plaza […]

Volunteering in Vietnam

The Gia Rai

One of the main reasons I came to Vietnam was to try to develop a little perspective after my divorce….and in order to do that I need to be able to appreciate all the luxuries that are afforded to me.  When I say luxuries….I don’t mean material things like cars, TVs, video […]