Since its establishment in 1984, Friends For Street Children Association (FFSC) has dreamt of being a companion of all displaced, homeless and disadvantaged children. Started with humble but continous acts of Mr. Tran Van Soi, FFSC founder, many loving supportive hands and generous hearts now join together to build up dreams and futures for children.

To care for children means to care for the future of humanity. Every individual and group that works with or supports FFSC shares our passion to serve our children with all efforts and selfless love, with no discrimination based on religion or race. In doing this we deliver the most sustainable of developments - life skills for children.




We help disadvantaged and street children in and around Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

At the heart of our work are seven high quality and well equipped Development Centers located in the poorest areas of the city. Each year, our Centers welcome a large number of displaced children who have  migrated to Ho Chi Minh City from rural provinces. Our professional teachers, social workers, and volunteers provide these children with the chance to gain knowledge, develop their potential, and deepen life skills and values through education and training. The children leave us better equipped to intergrate into society.

We provide career orientation and work opportunities for mature children and we remain available for support, advice and friendship as they transition into young adults.

At our Development Centers we deliver training, services and resources to the parents of the children to improve their life conditions. 

Our Warm Shelter is a safe place for orphans and disadvantaged children. Children who live here receive care and education to overcome trauma and contribute to society when they reach adulthood.

We can only achieve our goals thanks to the generous support of so many concerned individuals and organizations. Regular and personal progress reports link our sponsors with the children or programmes they support. Our sponsors truly understand the difference their investment is making for disadvantaged young people.

As a bee gives honey for life, we seek to change the world by kind acts.


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