Charity Fundraising Dinner, London, 3 June 2015

Charity Fundraising Dinner, London, 3 June 2015

To celebrate the annual International Children’s Day, The Kianh Foundation, a UK and Vietnam registered charity organisation for children with disability and their families in Central Vietnam, is holding its first-ever fundraising dinner in London on 3 June...
An Unforgettable Morning

An Unforgettable Morning

[Guest blog from Cate Hoyle and Alan Casey – social entrepreneurs behind the Calayne smart handbag brand]   Our last blog posts have described a journey that led to us becoming social entrepreneurs, and to structure Calayne in such a way that will fund social...
Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

  April 2nd is World Autism Day and the whole of April is Autism Awareness Month. As well as support, children living with Autism need acceptance and inclusion in schools and communities, leading to a greater understanding of their many unique talents and gifts....
Christmas Appeal 2014

Christmas Appeal 2014

This Christmas, please consider supporting one of Kianh’s programmes as a gift for someone you love: Physical Development fund – USD $50 A third generation of children in Vietnam are still suffering the effects of dioxin poisoning from the American Vietnamese...
Teaching children vital life skills for adulthood

Teaching children vital life skills for adulthood

  An important part of our lifeskills programme for our older children is their monthly trip to the local market. They take the bus, buy their tickets and choose and buy their own produce. From March onwards, the children will then use what they have bought to...
Early Childhood Intervention

Early Childhood Intervention

Early Intervention for a child with special needs can really give them the start they need in life. This very bright little boy with Cerebral Palsy started in our programme two years ago. He is only 5 years old but is now well into studying the mainstream curriculum...
Christmas Appeal 2014

Christmas Appeal 2013

This Christmas, please consider supporting one of Kianh’s programmes as a gift for someone you love: Physical Development fund – USD $50 A third generation of children in Vietnam are still suffering the effects of dioxin poisoning from the American Vietnamese...
Child Gains Independence after 14 Years

Child Gains Independence after 14 Years

 A happy day for all of us at the centre, and especially this 14 year old boy, who is so bright and gets so frustrated by the physical limitations his Cerebral Palsy presents. A few days ago he got this specialised walking frame, designed by our staff, and it is hard...
Children’s Therapy Has Got To Be Fun

Children’s Therapy Has Got To Be Fun

Good therapy for children has to be fun. When it is, the child will naturally push him or herself to their limit. Our older children who have Cerebral Palsy happily spent almost the whole lesson blowing boats they had made across a pond with straws… The fact...
Communication Book gives new lease of life

Communication Book gives new lease of life

This 12 year old boy has a lot of speech problems created by his Cerebral Palsy. In the last couple of years in our programme, he has started to be able to say single words. Our staff have now put together a personalised communication book for him, based on themes. He...