In mid-November 2020 we had a fun visit to the Song Lo Orphanage and brought essential supplies. Our team worked with the nuns at the orphanage and shopped at local markets for everything the orphanage needed this month.

On this visit, we brought peanuts, mung beans, vegan meat pies, varieties of mushrooms, vegan pork, vegan beef, siracha, vegan fish sauce, milk, diapers, body wash, toothbrushes, washcloths, bath towels, toiletries, and laundry detergent.

As a yummy treat for the children, our volunteers handed out ice cream popsicles for everyone to enjoy. So fun!

This charity trip was made possible through the kind donations of KTD Services LLC. Thank you!!!


The history of the Song Lo Orphanage’s beginnings is heartwarming. As the story goes, a Buddhist monk was travelling in the countryside when he encountered a woman who said she could not care for her 2 children. She left the babies with the monk and fled. Not expecting to have 2 babies to care for, the monk made his way to the Song Lo pagoda, and the head nun at the pagoda, Sister Cat, agreed to care for the children. From that point on, orphans have been either brought to the pagoda, or abandoned at their gates. Formed in 2012, the Song Lo Orphanage cares for a small group of young children. Located adjacent the Son Lo pagoda, it’s a small facility deep in the countryside west of Nha Trang.