10 Mar '12, 5am

Friends Vietnam's Friendship Village - The Alternative Consumer: The volunteers of the Vietnam Friendshi... - Kelye

Friends Vietnam's Friendship Village - The Alternative Consumer: The volunteers of the Vietnam Friendshi... - Kelye

I recently had the unique opportunity to visit Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a spectacular city in the heart of an incredibly diverse landscape. Amongst the hustle and bustle of motorbikes, mango venders, and hand-crafted textiles lies a small village that houses, feeds, and educates children who suffer the remaining genetic effects of Agent Orange from the Vietnam War. This home is called the Friendship Village. The Friendship Village was founded by George Mizo, an American veteran of the Vietnam War, in 1988. Mizo’s experiences during the war inspired him to create the Friendship Village. After the war, Mizo explained that, “The horrible experiences during the war and the suffering of everybody on all sides inspired me to do something that would be a living symbol of peace, reconciliation and hope”. The Friendship Village is doing all of the above and more. Not only does t...

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