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Results of our electronic annual general meeting

Results of our electronic annual general meeting

  Our annual general meeting is usually an opportunity to meet and talk with our sponsors in a convivial atmosphere as, after the meeting itself, there are drinks followed by a meal. Unfortunately, this year, because of the Covid-19 lockdown, we had to conduct our...

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A couple of sponsors relate their visit to Kontum

A couple of sponsors relate their visit to Kontum

  Valérie and Philippe Galmiche, who sponsor two children through our association, had the opportunity to go to Kon Tum a few months ago during their trip to Vietnam. Here is their account of this visit : "In March 2020, we visited Vietnam and had the opportunity to...

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2020 Têt New Year Dinner Dance

2020 Têt New Year Dinner Dance

  Every year, the Children of Kontum organise a dinner dance to celebrate the arrival of the lunar new year. 2020 is the year of the rat and in her speech our president Carole Trarbach explained that it is a [RAW] "year for relationships, for communication and also a...

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2019 fried spring roll campaign

2019 fried spring roll campaign

  From November 26th. to 28th., our team of volunteers swung into action, as they do every year, to prepare several thousand fried spring rolls which had been pre-sold. The local function room was transformed into a hive of activity, as you can see in the...

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Appraisal of 17 years of sponsorships

Appraisal of 17 years of sponsorships

    Ly was sponsored from primary school until the end of secondary school. She is now 24, has a 4 year old son and is currently working in a hotel. 80 children are currently taken care of by our organization, as per the following breakdown : Academic level...

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Partial renewal of our committee

Partial renewal of our committee

  Nadine, Monique, François, Carole A., Carole T.Carole A. has taken the position of secretary, replacing Sonia who has had to resign due to new professional obligations. Crole A. will be assisted by a recent recruit, Nadine our new vice secretary. Nadine, who has...

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Rendezvous in bahnar territory

Rendezvous in bahnar territory

  After our annual general meeting on April 27th. 2019, our guest, the photographer Michel Daubert, will project his photos of the ethnic minorities of the Central Highlands of Vietnam in Raon l'Etape's cinema. Michel Daubert became a photographer at the age of 60...

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Unexpected bahnar folk dance in Hanoi

Unexpected bahnar folk dance in Hanoi

  After our visit to Kontum in January 2019, we spent a few days in Hanoi. Wandering around town, we were surprised to see a Kontum logo on the walls of the National Museum of Vietnam History. Our curiosity drew us into the courtyard of the museum where we met thirty...

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Reassuring news from Kontum !

Reassuring news from Kontum !

    Entrance to the nuns' new premisesAt the end of 2018, we were very worried as we were without news of the nuns following their move to new premises in September. Given this uncertainty, we decided to suspend our bank transfers (school fees, salaries, food...

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Bad news from Kontum !

Bad news from Kontum !

        From left to right : Sister Innocentia, Sister Anselme-Marie, Sister AnnaEarly September, we received a letter from the nuns explaining their new situation ... Upon the decision of the Bishop, the nuns have had to move to new premises where they...

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Some songs in French

Some songs in French

  In order to please visitors, volunteers of our organization Les Enfants de Kontum, the boarding girls have phonetically learnt some popular French songs  : FRERE JACQUES SUR LE PONT D'AVIGNON AU REVOIR MES AMIS

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Learn more about the Mountain Dwellers of Vietnam

Learn more about the Mountain Dwellers of Vietnam

  If you have not yet had time to read our website in full, you are perhaps wondering "What are Mountain Dwellers ?". Mountain Dwellers is another name for the ethnic minorities of the Central Highlands of Vietnam. You can learn more about them on this website in the...

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Teachers’ Day 2012, Sao Mai nursery school, Kontum

Teachers’ Day 2012, Sao Mai nursery school, Kontum

  Every year in autumn in Vietnam, teachers are celebrated. The children of the Sao Mai nursery school, wearing make-up and colourful traditional folk costumes, perform many dances. Boys' participation in these dances is quite recent, it was previously an exclusively...

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Visit of a French journalist to Kontum

Visit of a French journalist to Kontum

   From left to right : Sister Anselme-Marie, Sister Innocentia and the journalist Jordan Pouille.At the beginning of August, Jordan POUILLE an independent French journalist went to Kontum to collect information for an article for a major French weekly magazine. He...

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Hill tribe dance with gongs

Hill tribe dance with gongs

   During a visit to the Central Highlands of Vietnam in 2010, the girls of the boarding structure presented some traditional folk dances to our voluntary members as a gesture of thanks for our funding.

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