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Healing the Wounded Heart Shop, Hue

  • hkampman

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    14th October, 2010
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    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Healing the Wounded Heart Shop is a humanitarian organization in Hue , Vietnam. It sells handicrafts made by disabled artisans using recycled materials. It has a great variety of interesting items: such as bags made from recycled soda cans and noodle wrappers. It's a wonderful place to shop for souvenirs because it gives back to the community, and helps to promote a sustainable livelihood for disabled artists. Allproceeds go towards fair salaries and health insurance for the disabledemployees, and funding heart surgeries for poor children in the Hue areathrough the Office of Genetic Counseling and Disabled Children, Hue College ofMedicine and Pharmacy. The shop is a project of the SPIRAL Foundation, a registered non-profit in the US. Located at 23 Vo Thi Sau Street, across from Why Not Bar.

    +84 54 3833 694 · www.spiralfoundation.org ·spiralfoundation@aol.com

    #1 Posted: 14/10/2010 - 11:02

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  • Hemsi

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    6th March, 2010
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    That's a really nice little store :-) I bought a bag there back in May - I love it! Worth a visit, definitely!

    #2 Posted: 23/11/2010 - 03:25

  • marichia

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    23rd November, 2010
    Posts: 1

    Yes Healing the Wounded Heart Shop in Hue is a great place to shop for eco-friendly and meaningful gift items. It's a shop run by disabled artisans and proceeds from sales fund Heart Surgeries for poor Vietnamese children!!

    #3 Posted: 23/11/2010 - 13:05

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