In August 2022 we had a great visit with the children at the Anh Dao Orphanage. We stay in close contact with the head nun at the orphanage to ensure the children have everything they need each month. After speaking to the nun, we wrote down a detailed list of items they were running low on. Next, we bought everything at local markets and had lots of food and general supplies delivered.

Our team arrived and helped stack all the items in the main common room. The children gathered together, and we handed out balloons to make the occasion festive. On this visit, we brought bags of rice, packages of instant pho, egg noodles, rice noodles, seasonings, cheese, sausage, squid, siracha, soy sauce, fish sauce, cooking oil, sugar, peanuts, mung beans, black beans, sesame seeds, mushrooms, bean curd, bean curd sheets, vegan beef, vegan chicken, vegan meat pies, yogurt, pens, and two standing fans.

As a fun treat, we handed out snacks for everyone to enjoy. It was a lovely visit!

This charity trip was made possible through the kind donations from Nicholas Costello and JL Support Services. Thank you!!!


Founded in 2004 by the Buddhist nun Thich Nu An Son, a large group of orphans are cared for at this wonderful home in Ninh Hoa, 62 kilometers north of Nha Trang. Visit the orphanage and you’ll find a well-organized and loving environment. The children are happy, and it’s a joy to sit, talk, and play with the little ones. To help provide nourishment to the children, and as a small means of earning funds, Sister An Son tends a small farm behind the orphanage, in front of the girl’s living quarters. The children eat the vegetables that are grown here, and the surplus can be sold to help pay for monthly expenses.