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Healing the Wounded Heart Shop, Hue

Posted by hkampman on 14/10/2010 at 11:02

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.

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#1 hkampman has been a member since 14/10/2010. Posts: 1

Posted by Hemsi on 23/11/2010 at 03:25

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

#2 Hemsi has been a member since 6/3/2010. Posts: 16

Posted by marichia on 23/11/2010 at 13:05

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 marichia has been a member since 23/11/2010. Posts: 1


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