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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.

January 2015

 

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Director's Space: 2014 was a great year. More of you than ever are engaged with your sponsored children. You have become adopted members of your child/children’s family. Some of you are moms and dads, some are aunts and uncles. You have become an important part of the family. You are involved, encouraging, helping, providing, counseling, sharing, and loving. You are writing and answering letters nearly every month. What a help you are - a shoulder to lean on.

A few are just too busy, I understand. However, I don’t want you to miss out on the blessings God has for you as a caregiver. In 2015, get involved with your sponsored child. All of you are faithful with your giving. In 2015 I want to encourage all of you, not only share your finances, but your love with the children.

 

Special dates: Do you know your child’s birthday? Tet 2015 is February 18-20 (that is Vietnamese New Year)! School is over toward the end of May and opens middle of August. We give text books in June and uniforms in July. Last is Christmas. Please email if you have questions.

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.

Extra Gifts

 

Ngoc Hai - Christmas gifts & parcel

Pham Vinh with the household basket

Tra My and the household basket

Nga – a newly-sponsored girl got her start-up gift

 

 

Nguyen Thi Mai with her Christmas and extra gifts

Hoa Quy children received stipends and Christmas gifts

 

 

Humanitarian Mission

101 senior citizens and 50 children in Son Vien Commune of Nong Son District in Quang Nam province receive Merry Christmas gifts

Love would like to thank G4Kids and all the individuals who donated so much to this project. Donations came from places like England, Germany, Vietnam, Australia, USA and Africa. We are so grateful.

After weeks of prayer, one more

Mountains where we go

Water falls on the way

When arriving - unloading

Putting smaller items in a bag

Preparing blankets & noodles

Tham helps a lady

Some of 101 elderly

Another

Smiles and gratitude from these ladies

Team with the local government

On the way to the church that made arrangements for us with local government

Elderly at the church

Now the children

But Jesus said, "Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven." And He laid His hands on them and departed from there. We gave gifts to 50 children.

Returning home

The church served lunch to us.

Team with the pastor

Please Sponsor me!

My name is

Pham Thi Thuy Tram

Area

Hai Chau, Da Nang

Birthday

Jan 29, 2009

Gender

Female

School Level

Kindergarten

School achievement

 

Favorite Subject

Singing

Favorite Pastime

Dancing

Number of Siblings

3

Mother's Occupation

Cleaner, street vendor

Father's Occupation

Deserted

Family’s income

$35

Children in school

2

Total in the Home

4


About me:  There were 5 members in the family but because of financial difficulties, my father deserted us. My mother works at a noodle shop in the early morning to earn 30,000 vnd and our daily breakfast. In the afternoon she makes and sells sweet potatoes to keep us alive days after days. She has to struggle a lot with the house rent, school fee and basic food. My oldest sister has down symptom and she is learning at Future school which is about 20 minutes from my home, my mother has to bring her to school every day. My mother wants us to keep in school but she really needs a helping hand.

Family members:

Nguyen Thi Kim Lan (1976) – Mother

Pham Thi My Uyen (Oct 11 2002) – Sister

Pham Thi Hoai Thuong (Sep 10  2012) – Sister


LOVE’s note:  A family sponsorship is recommended. 

Dec 2014

                     

(Luke 14:13-14 NIV)  But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, {14} and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."

(Luke 19:8-9 NIV)  But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, "Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back four times the amount." {9} Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham.

(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.

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

 

Reggie & Bảo Chi

w/ Hannah & Anna

and staff

in

Vietnam

Left to right:

Chi, Hannah, Reggie, & Anna

Left to right: Phuong, Tham, Reggie, Dong, Linh,

and in front, Hong

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