Each meeting with beneficiaries from Maison Chance can cause lot of emotions. This is a selection of stories, showing some of their important life moments and experiences with Maison Chance. Thank you for your testimony. For those who are passed away, we are keeping you in our thoughts.

Thu Hien

Thu Hien: The importance of family

My name’s Thu Hien and I am 30 years old. I was born in Vung Tau, a city located 65 kilometers away from Saigon. I have three elder siblings: two brothers and a sister. I never knew my father who died when I was a little girl. I don’t...

New faces at the Foyer

Thanh and Y Nam: New faces at the Shelter

Hoai Thanh Nguyen Hoai Thanh was born in 1994 in a poor home. Since his early childhood, he had not been given neither affection nor protection by his family. By the age of 8, he had often witnessed his parents arguing and they finally got divorced. He, fortunately, still...

Tuan

Tuan’s Fate

Nguyen Duc Tuan, a young disabled, who had been abandoned by his family tells us his story. At thirteen years old, I quit school because my grand-parents were too poor to pay for my schooling. From there on, I lived mainly on the street, and I became a street...

The Last Year of Duy Tan

The Last Year of Duy Tan

Justine Le Mauff, a volunteer, offers a vivid testimonial of a beneficiary at Maison Chance where Tan had been a member of the family for six years. He died at the age of only 17. His death is a great loss for the Maison Chance family. He will be...

Tram’s Story

Tram’s Story

From a Homeless Child to a College Student in the USA My name is Ly Thi Bich Tram. This year I am nineteen years old and began a new phase of my life…! I was born in a poor family in the countryside. My parents had four girls and...

Sang’s Story

Sang’s Story

The Successful Story of an Orphan Who Took Wing in Life Sang came to Maison Chance 10 years ago, orphaned and illiterate. Today, he makes a living as a mechanic and he is dreaming of having his own repair shop. Sang was born in 1987 from very poor farmers...