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Warm Spring from Sacombank

The annual Warm Spring program is organized by Sacombank to share difficulties with lonely elderly, poor people and people with disabilities… every coming spring. This year, instead of gather people at the Phu Tho...

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Laeticia Hallyday visited Maison Chance

Laeticia Hallyday is a great friend of Maison Chance. Through her association La Bonne Étoile, she keeps supporting our kindergarten over the years. During her holiday in Vietnam this time, Laeticia Hallyday paid a...

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Don’t think it, do it!

Dr Phillip Lam is an experienced dentist from Australia. He is also the founder of Outwork Kindness which is a movement that encourages people to take the kindness out of their hearts and into...

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The infirmary and kinesitherapy room in Dak Nong

Maison Chance Social Center in Dak Nong was created to provide a lifelong living for abandoned quadriplegics. In addition, the Center provides primary education for poor children and vocational training for people with disabilities...

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Maison Chance at BEF event

On December 1st and 2nd, Maison Chance participated in the festival “Balade en France”, organized by the Consulate General of France in Ho Chi Minh City in collaboration with the company SOPEXA. “Balade en...

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Celebration of Teacher Day November 20

Long ago, November 20 has been chosen as “Teacher Day” in Vietnam. On this day, students have the opportunity to express their gratitude to the teachers who have equiped them with knowledge and prepared...

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Meeting with Tim in Montreal, October 2018

After each meeting with Tim’s benefactors, thousands of confusing feelings flood into my heart, it’s impossible for me to bury them to be calm and to write my thanks and impressions to such generous...

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The visit of Marc Lavoine at the Village Chance

On November 4, 2018, Maison Chance had the pleasure of welcoming Marc Lavoine, famous singer-songwriter, actor, who composed the song “Bonjour Vietnam”, performed by Pham Quynh Anh. With sober and meaningful words interpreted by...

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The full moon on the new social center

Mid-Autumn Festival is the second-biggest traditional festival in Vietnam after Tet, the Vietnamese lunar new year. According to the lunar calendar, it is celebrated on the evening of the 15th day of the eighth...

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First school year ceremony in Dak Nong

It was a beautiful morning on September 5th, 2018 when we celebrated the first opening ceremony of the new school year in Dak Nong Social Center. A total of 118 children, divided into Grades...

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Goodbye Aliénor!

Aliénor, a 20-year-old French law student in Lyon, arrived in Maison Chance at the beginning of July. She, as a volunteer, takes care of the Village Chance primary school children on a daily basis....

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Podiatrists Without Borders came back!

On August 15th, exactly one year after their last visit, 6 Quebeckers from the association Podiatrists Without Borders came back to Maison Chance to offer their help to our beneficiaries. Thanh Liem Nguyen, a...

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Welcome to Dak Nong!

Maison Chance is proud to announce you that on August 16th, Dak Nong social center opened its doors to its 103 first beneficiaries. All of them are disadvantaged children who didn’t have the chance...

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Léo, our massage therapist volunteer

Léo is a 64-year-old-French-Canadian massage therapist. Caring, open-minded and outgoing, he is currently working as a volunteer for Maison Chance. He provides massages and a follow-up and support to a lot of our beneficiaries,...

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Another big delivery to Dak Nong

In order to welcome our 97 first beneficiaries in Dak Nong social center around mid-August, Maison Chance employees and partners work twice as hard to deliver the equipment on time. On top of the...

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School painting contest with Boehringer-Ingelheim employees

Last week, Maison Chance welcomed 40 employees from Boehringer-Ingelheim pharmaceutical company from all over Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, and Singapore. As part of a team building work, Boehringer-Ingelheim employees...

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Asian Labrys

Asian Labrys is an association fighting for lesbian rights in Asia. In addition to its activities, it also supports other noble causes. This year, its members came to Maison Chance to donate the funds...

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An unforgettable journey

I am back home after an important trip to Can Tho for a fundraising event for Maison Chance, on September 16th and 17th, with the MC Thanh Bach and Mrs. Thuy Nga. I feel...

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Podiatrists Without Borders in DakNong

On August 17th, 12 Quebeckers from the association Podiatrists Without Borders arrived at Maison Chance for a humanitarian mission. Thanh Liem Nguyen, founder of the association, doctor and professor in the field of podiatry...

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Successful event for Tim’s new book

Listen to your heart “Listen to your heart” is the topic chosen for the press conference dedicated to the launching of Tim’s new book “Maison Chance – A future for the less fortunate” which...

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Going back to childhood

Sylvie is a 55 y-o professor at the University of Lyon in France. In the summer of 2016, she starts looking for a volunteering opportunity in Asia. Her aim is to be useful to...

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Colourful Roche

Roche Diagnostics Vietnam is a long-term partner of Maison Chance. Since 2008, Roche has brought its support through many activities such as showing the paintings of our artists at corporate events or providing tests...

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Arrival of the Swiss container in Vietnam

Thanks to Mr. Jaques Sudan, an employee of the Jeld-Wen Door Solutions company, Maison Chance was donated 75 wooden doors, specially manufactured for the Social Center project in Dak Nong province. However, it was...

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Goodbye to the school year 2016-2017!

It’s already the end of the school year 2016 -2017. On Tuesday 30 May at the Village Chance, about more than 200 children of Maison Chance has been gathered with teachers, “mother” Tim and...

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Goodbye 2016

Maison Chance ended the year 2016 with a party bringing together this great and beautiful family. All generations participated in the New Year’s Eve music program: children of the kindergarten, the circus team, the...

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Happy Vietnamese Teachers’ Day!

On this special day, students from Maison Chance honored and expressed their gratitude and respect to their teachers. A great show and some fun games have been organised on the occasion. Each student benefit...

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The semi-precious workshop

The semi-precious workshop opened last September at Maison Chance is a success! More than 8 people work there creating bracelets, pendants and others jewelers. Thanks to Mr Son our trainer.

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The inauguration of semi-precious stone workshop

Wednesday, October 5. We celebrated the inauguration of semi-precious stone workshop at Take Wing Center. Tim surrounded by beneficiaries, employees, visitors and her partner Sunny Opal were praying for the development of the workshop...

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A lucky star landed on Dak Nong

Children and the future school of Maison Chance in Dak Nong have found their lucky star. This Thursday October 6, 2016, a Maison Chance team led by Tim welcomed the co president of the...

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Visit of Williams sonoma vietnam company

Last week, Maison Chance and especially the children welcomed Williams Sonoma enterprise. The director of the Vietnamese subsidiary and some employees came, their arms full of presents: toys of all kind for the kindergarten...

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Mid autumn festival at the Village Chance

Children’s Day, festive mi-autumn or moon festival: many names for the same event. At Maison Chance, the children who are honored by the support of the company Ton Hoa Sen. They organized everything :...

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PEACE at Maison Chance

Alice, Christopher, Hien Linh, Jasmine, Le, Tuan, Chun Lai, Joseph, Ethan and Stephanie: here are the names of eight volunteers and two coordinators of the 4th mission of the PEACE project (Protect and Empower...

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Blue Summer at Village Chance School

At the beginning of July, pupils of Village Chance welcome the arrival of forty college students from Ho Chi Minh City. Twenty of them come from the University of Science and the rest of...

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All ready for a basketball game !!!!

Start of the week, 10 wheelchair adapted for basketball arrived well packed in cartons. And thanks to the generous funding of the foundation Basaid that the project could lead. Since the creation of Village...

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Free vision control

Last Thursday, the doctors of the Ophthalmologic Hospital Cao Thang conducted a free vision check-up for all the students, beneficiaries and employees of Maison Chance. Thank you very much!

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On the way to Dak Nong

Once again, we’re on the way to Dak Nong. The reason of our trip is to make social investigations, to meet disabled people and orphans and to study agricultural technology of this province. We...

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Some pictures of our volunteer therapists

Two French volunteers, Elisabeth and Marine, arrived in October 2013 to work at Maison Chance. Elisabeth came for 3 months and Marine for 6 months. Elisabeth is a physiotherapist and Marine is an occupational...

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An Tet Viet

In the show An Tet Viet, foreigners living and working in Vietnam share their impressions about the Tet festival. This program was made by VTV and broadcasted on the Vietnamese television during the days...

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Visit the center in Dong Nai

After the visit of the Museum of Vietnamese history and the zoo, our program of discovery of the society continues for the pupils of Maison Chance. Thus, on November 30th we organized a trip...

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Christmas vigil at Maison Chance

Like every year, Maison Chance organized the Christmas vigil for its beneficiaries. But this time, the usual distribution of presents did not happen. Instead, the budget for gifts will be used to help flood...

Eve at Maison Chance

Each night of December 31, the world welcomes the New Year. At Maison Chance also a small party has been organized for the beneficiaries, the staff and the volunteers. Happy New Year 2014! Some...

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We finally find the winners

Ngo Cong Khanh won the first and the third prizes with a pinguin bagpak which received 74 ballot papers and a shark which received 43 votes. The second prize went to Tran Thi Trinh...

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The IT workshop goes for a drive

After several months of apprenticeship, almost all the students of the IT workshop found a job. To celebrate this good news, the social department organized a trip to encourage them to continue their training...

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Back home after 10 years

I return to my countryside last August after 10 years, enough time to be homesick! After almost 2 hours flight, my small brother and I arrived at Noi Bai Airport in Ha Noi. As...

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1st Design Contest at the Sewing Workshop

The International Day of People with disabilities is coming soon. On this occasion Maison Chance organize the first design contest at its sewing workshop. This contest takes place from October 14 to December 2...

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A new start

Every day a lot of unfortunate people are living around us in difficult situations. They must bear physical and mental suffering but they keep hope and a strong desire to live. They work very...

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Kindergarten

There’s no big step from dream to reality for Tim and the daring people at Maison Chance. As I was back to Village Chance after my first visit a few months before, I have...

Free haircut for the kids !

Free haircut for the kids !

Every month, the apprentice hairdressers of the Tan Binh vocational training center have the opportunity to practice on a class of students of Maison Chance. And once again, the children will not escape from...

A day at Dam Sen

A day at Dam Sen

It is 6 a.m. on Sunday 4th August 2013, when our Maison Chance bus, full of all the material we will need for the day, leaves to Dam Sen, an amusement park located near...

Summer activities at Maison Chance

Summer activities at Maison Chance

In Vietnam, May 31st marks the end of the school year and this year at Maison Chance the success rate has been 100% perfect with all 140 children passing their exams with flying colours:...

New wheelchairs sent from Canada

New wheelchairs sent from Canada

A few days ago, two vans filled with wheelchairs from Canada arrived in the courtyard of the Village Chance. The beneficiaries welcomed the news with a big smile. The children rushed to provide assistance...