Help Care for the Children

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This is Vietnamese failed asylum-seeker Mrs Tran Thi Lua with her three children, aged 14, 11 and 4. Mrs Lua recently lost her appeal against a two-and-a half-year jail sentence for helping organise an "illegal departure" to Australia by boat. Meanwhile, her husband has been detained in Indonesia, his fishing boat and gear confiscated. 

Thanks to your generosity, I recently ran a successful campaign on Gofundme to help the family of another mother, Mrs Tran Thi Thanh Loan, who is in similar circumstances to Mrs Lua. They both share the same lawyer, Mr Don An Vo, who has put me in touch with these families.

Won't you now join me in helping this family too so that the children can continue to go to school and live with their extended family?

This time, I would like to share the funds raised between Mrs Lua's children and the family of Mr Nguyen Minh Quyet, who as the boat's skipper, was sentenced to 24 months in jail. After commencing his prison term, he lost his ability to walk, and having lost his appeal, is now at home, where he is cared for by his wife, Mrs Pham Thi Thu Thanh, who can no longer work as a labourer. The couple has two young children. When he is well enough, Mr Quyet is expected to return to jail to complete his sentence.
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Well we finally made it: We have reached our goal and this campaign is now closed!! Thank you to all our amazing donors for your compassion and your generosity. Stay tuned for more exciting news in the New Year!
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We have a new website in support of Vietnamese asylum seekers and refugees. Please see www.vietbp.org
Hopefully this will help draw attention to your plight and bring you much needed support. I also hope it will be a useful resource.
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I have set up a new website in support of Vietnamese asylum seekers and refugees. Please see www.vietbp.org
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http://www.loa.fm/our-stories/asylum-seekers

Podcast and article about our Vietnamese refugee families now in detention in Indonesia as they await resettlement in a third country.
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$15,003 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 75 people in 17 months
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PF
$500
Philip Feinstein
3 months ago

I think Shira is amazing for the life saving work she is doing. Well done!

MP
$100
Mai Pham
5 months ago

God bless u all.

QL
$200
Quy Lam
6 months ago

I appreciate what Shira is doing hard works and great heart to take care for my 18 country people. It reminds what hapened to me almost 40 years ago as I was a boat person myself, but I was much lucky than them even I was caught in first attempt, spent 6 months in The U Minh " Re Educated" hard labour camp, failed in second one, succeeded in the 3rd one after beeing chased by 3 diffrent Thai pirate boats. End up in Songkhla Thailand, and finallly arrived in Westbridge Hostel ( which no longer exixist) in Willawood, Sydney I pray for those 18 people to be taken by Canadian government Thanks Shira Campsie 11-08-2017

$100
Anonymous
7 months ago
$100
Anonymous
8 months ago
$100
Hoang Tat
8 months ago

Chuc Anh Chi Em Va Cac Chau Luon Gap Nhieu Mai Man

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