Wednesday, June 19



The students of Medical, Educational Missions and Outreach spent two days with 7-year-old Hien Thu Thi Vo, one of their sponsored heart patients, at University Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. Hien's condition has necessitated countless hospital visits throughout her lifetime. Hien, who had previous heart surgery that failed to correct her condition, tires easily and is forbidden to go to school by her doctors.

Emotion captured through snapshots

I was drawn to the blue tinge of her fingers and toes. The picked bug bites. The zipper-like scar in the center of her sternum. I noticed something new about Hien Thu Thi Vo with every minute that passed. Read more...

The students of Medical, Educational Missions and Outreach spent two days with 7-year-old Hien Thu Thi Vo, one of their sponsored heart patients, at University Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. Hien's condition has necessitated countless hospital visits throughout her lifetime. Hien, who had previous heart surgery that failed to correct her condition, tires easily and is forbidden to go to school by her doctors.


The SOS Children's Village in Quang Bình Province is an internationally funded orphanage that is comprised of 12 homes, each with about 10 children and one caretaker. The orphanage grows its own fruits and vegetables and sends the children to a local school, creating opportunities for social mobility.
The SOS Children's Village in Quang Bình Province is an internationally funded orphanage that is comprised of 12 homes, each with about 10 children and one caretaker. The orphanage grows its own fruits and vegetables and sends the children to a local school, creating opportunities for social mobility.




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