Friends of Hue

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Friends of Hue

We provide youth empowerment & humanitarian assistance to impoverished people in Central Vietnam

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Our Approach

Nurture

Nurture

First, we meet basic needs. We take an empathetic approach by listening to community voices [...]

Dream

Dream

Then, we empower individuals to dream. We believe in the power of the individual to be change agents in [...]

Achieve

Achieve

Finally, we teach life, vocational, leadership skills and provide economic opportunities. Envisioning [...]

Our Children's Journeys

Alison Lao, Marketing Volunteer

“My month of volunteering with FHF has been both memorable and gratifying. My contribution was largely in the office on a computer and not necessarily directly interacting with the kids, but I know that I was working towards bettering this future of the organization. I really appreciated the opportunity to be productive during my extended vacation. I found it very rewarding to meet locals, explore Hue in the evenings after work, and make fun trips to the other cities in Vietnam on the weekends.

My favorite part of the experience was the extracurricular time with the kids. We do not share a common language but we do share a love of soccer, fresh lychee, and laughing. Thanks FHF for a wonderful month."

Alison Lao, Marketing Volunteer, June 2015

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Alison Lao, Marketing Volunteer, June 2015

“My month of volunteering with FHF has been both memorable and gratifying. My contribution was largely in the office on a computer and not necessarily directly interacting with the kids, but I know that I was working towards bettering this future of the organization. I really appreciated the opportunity to be productive during my extended vacation. I found it very rewarding to meet locals, explore Hue in the evenings after work, and make fun trips to the other cities in Vietnam on the weekends. My favorite part of the experience was the extracurricular time with the kids. We do not share a common language but we do share a love of soccer, fresh lychee, and laughing. Thanks FHF for a wonderful month."

Julian and Chris, Nutrition & Education Volunteers

“In our 3 months of volunteering with FHF, the most rewarding aspect was teaching the kids how to work together as a team. We found that a group of teenage boys will generally go with the flow and be hesitant to voice opinions. At the conclusion of our health and nutrition workshops, the group of boys was tasked with presenting one of their learnings. It came as a delightful surprise that as we started discussing ideas, all of the boys instantly became active in sharing, contributing, and working as a cohesive group. Within just 30 minutes, they had much more than a concept: they had an entire act ready. The group had fun on stage and clearly received the most laughs from the audience but most importantly, their message was conveyed and they were successful in educating the entire group. We were both very proud to see the results of our coaching and encouragement over the last few months."

Julian and Chris, Nutrition & Education Volunteers, May 2015

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Julian and Chris, Nutrition & Education Volunteers, May 2015

“In our 3 months of volunteering with FHF, the most rewarding aspect was teaching the kids how to work together as a team. We found that a group of teenage boys will generally go with the flow and be hesitant to voice opinions. At the conclusion of our health and nutrition workshops, the group of boys was tasked with presenting one of their learnings. It came as a delightful surprise that as we started discussing ideas, all of the boys instantly became active in sharing, contributing, and working as a cohesive group. Within just 30 minutes, they had much more than a concept: they had an entire act ready. The group had fun on stage and clearly received the most laughs from the audience but most importantly, their message was conveyed and they were successful in educating the entire group. We were both very proud to see the results of our coaching and encouragement over the last few months."
Friends of Hue

Our Story

Our mission is to provide long-term assistance in economic self-sufficiency, health care, education and emergency relief for victims of natural disasters in Thua Thien Hue and nearby areas in Central Vietnam. The assistance projects are diverse, efficient and flexible to accommodate changing needs over time. FHF hopes to later expand services to other neighboring provinces as funding allows.

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Fundraising Events

AO DAI FESTIVAL IV

May 16, 2016

Fairmont Hotel
San Jose, CA
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A night of culture and fashion benefitting the FHF Children’s Shelter.

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