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Helping the poor and needy

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(1 John 3:16-18 NKJV): By this, we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. But whoever has this world's goods, and sees his brother in need, and shuts up his heart from him, how does the love of God abide in him? My little children let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.

Official Newsletter of  L.O.V.E.

November 2013

Let us give Thanks for what God has done and is doing in our lives.

 

If you carve a turkey, a ham or a small fish, let us do it with great gratitude in our hearts. Above all let us remember the poor all over the world. Many will go hungry today and every day without our help.

What follows Thanksgiving? That is right, Christmas. Now is the time to send a Christmas card and a gift to your sponsored child. If you can add a little extra, we will use it for our humanitarian mission to provide gifts to many more poor children, in addition to blankets and food.

Death toll from Typhoon Nari, floods, rises to 18

  By October 18, at least 18 people were killed by Typhoon Nari and flooding which hit the central provinces from Nghe An to Binh Dinh and the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum .

  According to a report from the National Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control, the disaster left three people missing and 92 others injured.

 The calamity destroyed more than 13,000 houses, inundated over 87,000 others, unroofed 587 classrooms and flooded 7,800 ha of rice and other crops.

 Torrential rain caused by the recent storm resulted in serious flooding in these provinces, especially in Ha Tinh with 69 communes being flooded, including 29 others in Huong Son district.

LOVE is helping, but needs your donations badly!

Donate or contact reggie@loveofvn.org

In Danang there were no deaths and 11 persons injured.

Housing:

1.  Partly collapsed: 178

2.  Completely collapsed: 122 (Son Tra: 23, Ngu Hanh Son: 34,  

     Cam Le:  21, Lien Chieu: 30, Hoa Vang: 14

3.  Partly unroofed: 4,137,

4.  Completely unroofed: 1,134

In addition, were damaged schools, hospitals, businesses, etc. Estimated damage: $41,371,428.50 USD

In October

LOVE distributed over 266 stipends to needy children, students, and families. Because of your great love over 40 extra gifts were given out as birthday gifts, or family needs were met or just to show you care…In addition, we were able to help with a medical mission (see below).

HappyBirthday to Nhu Tai, Bich Hong and Xuan Anh (from the left)!

Birthday gifts are sometimes a birthday cake with some sweets, which helps the kids make a small party with friends; sometimes some new clothes, or some cash, or even a new bicycle (from the left: Minh Han, My Trinh and Nhu Ngoc were happy getting their birthday presents).

Anh Minh

Tay Thi

Tho Tho

Many big household baskets were distributed to the needy families too!

Phu Quy, Truc Linh and Van Hau (from the left)

Thuy Thuong with a smile on her face when she receives a parcel and the first stipend from her sponsor.

Nguyen Thi Ngoc, a college student studying to be a teacher, was helped by having 2 teeth straightened and one replaced. She will now be able to greet her students with a beautiful smile.

Some extra class fees were given to the hard-working students. Ngoc Nga is among them.

Medical mission at Hoa Ninh, Lien Chieu District, Danang

  

 L.O.V.E. can clearly see that the Medical Team always tries to give the best services and advices to the patients and with an effort to keep a happy smile on their faces by providing love and free care to a lot of people who need, but cannot afford to have treatment.

The medical mission is always for the benefits of the community. We want to keep on working with the Medical Team and we want you, our supporters to join with us by your prayers and support to give this helping hand to help poor communities in Vietnam

Sponsors Needed

 

Right now, there is a needy child living in poverty who is waiting for a caring person like you. We have many children who need sponsors.

 

To see these children or to fill out an application go to our web site by clicking child. Without your help, many of these will not finish school. For just $30 a month you can see that the child you choose will break the cycle of poverty by getting a good education, better food, clothing, and shelter. For more information about these children or an application form, you can also contact Reggie, who lives in Danang.   

 

Please pray that we can find sponsors for all our children and put your prayers to work by sharing the need with your church, Sunday School Class, civic club, etc.

 

PLEASE HELP

Share your love and faith

These children urgently need sponsors who will support a child for $30 a month or the whole family for $50 a month, and will pray for them, write and encourage them.

Please Sponsor me!

My name is:

To Ngoc Thuy Thuong

Area

Cam Le, Da Nang

Birthday

September 7, 1993

Gender

Female

School Level

2nd year student of 4 years

School achievement

Good

Favorite Subject

Korean

Favorite Pastime

Korean gameshow

Number of Siblings

3

Mother's Occupation

Industrial painter

Father's Occupation

Evangelist

Family’s income

$142

Children in school

3

Total in the Home

5


About me:  Now I’m the second year student majoring in Korean bachelor at College of Foreign Language in Da Nang. My oldest brother is a student at Divinity School in Ho Chi Minh city. My youngest brother is in the 8th grade. My father is an evangelist with low income. Our school fee and daily expenses depend on her low income. She’s the main labor and my father and her income can’t cover our school as well as our life. I wish to receive helps so that I and my siblings can continue our study.

Family members:

·       To Dinh Viet (1965)- Father

·       Phan Thi Le(1968)-Mother

·       To Hoang Ngoc (1990)- 1st year student

·       To Ngoc Ru To (2000)- 8th grade


LOVE’s note:  A family sponsorship is recommended, but any help is highly appreciated! For further information, please contact us at reggie@loveofvn.org!

                         

(Mark 10:21 NKJV)  Then Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, "One thing you lack: Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, take up the cross, and follow Me."

(Psa 41:1-3 NKJV)  Blessed is he who considers the poor; The LORD will deliver him in time of trouble. The LORD will preserve him and keep him alive, And he will be blessed on the earth; You will not deliver him to the will of his enemies. The LORD will strengthen him on his bed of illness; You will sustain him on his sickbed.

If you are interested in sponsoring a child, please check the information by clicking on  child or contact Reggie.

God bless you for your prayers and financial support for the children!

 

Reggie & Bảo Chi

w/ Hannah & Anna

in

Vietnam

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