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An Phuc

                                 

AN PHUC HOUSE




List of the members


Trần Hữu Quang –“The Father”.........................President of An Phuc
Hà Thị Hồng Hiệp...............................................not certified AO victim
Lê Văn Binh-Quẹo..............................................not certified AO victim
Lê Văn Ở.....................................................not certified AO victim
Nguyễn Minh Thắng....................................disable on a wheelchair
Trịnh Thế Chiến................................................. not certified AO victim
Trịnh Thị Duyên..................................................not certified AO victim
Lê Văn Bình..................................................disable due to bone cancer 
Lê Minh Hậu.............................................. disable due to road accident
Lê Văn Cong...................................................... not certified AO victim
Lê Thị Phước..................................................... not certified AO victim
Đặng Thị Ngân....................................................not certified AO victim
Lê Thị Phương..........................................................certified AO victim
Hồ Văn Đủ.........................................................................blind father
Thị Nhiệm Thu..................................................................blind mother
Hồ Văn An....................................................the son of the blind couple
Danh Đi....................................................................blind brother in law
Nguyễn Thanh Phong..................................................deaf and mute
Trịnh Hoài Vũ...........................................................disable young boy 
Vũ Thị Nga.....................................................disable and mentally ill girl
Nguyễn Hoài Thương...........................................mentally ill young girl
Võ MinhTrí.................................certified AO victim living with his parents
Trần Thị Đà Giang.................................................An Phuc Accountant





Mr. Trần Hữu Quang –“The Father”

President of An Phuc






Mr. Quang -“The Father”, founded “An Phuc” in 2006 with the intention to create  jobs and find a roof tor those  physically disabled boys and girls - most of whom are a third generation Vietnamese , claimed or awaiting to be recognize  as Agent Orange victims. In the past six years  Mr.Quang dedicate his everyday life for  the wellbeing of his adopted family. He is a urban hero with strong moral and principles who is able to take the heavy burden of mental and physical responsibility to manage and take care of the members of  An Phuc. He is not an easy going man and sometime his methods are harsh but he helps the children to become self-respected, financially independent and better human beings. Mr. Quang dreams to build a permanent house for An Phuc members and one day to extend his operations throughout Vietnam..



  Hà Thị Hồng Hiệp 

Manager  of An Phuc


                                          

 
Miss Hiep - (34) is non-certified Agent Orange victim. She is the first member who joined and helped Mr. Quang for the establishment of An Phuc Centre. She learned handmade crafts for several months and later on she passed her knowledge and experience to the rest of An Phuc members. She is in denial of her physical condition but throughout the years she adopted strong will of positive thinking and compassion for the others. Miss Hiep great leadership abilities and dedication earn her respect among the members of An Phuc. Together with Mr. Quang  she is in charge of all financial and daily operations of the Company. Her dream is to study Traditional Medicine so she can helps poor and disabled people.



                                                         Lê Văn Ở

  Music and performance Manager





Le Van O - (23)  is non-certified Agent Orange victim. He is an extremely talented blind young man who learned to play a keyboard in less than six years. His great sense and ability to connect to and perform music made him a respectful member of An Phuc. His music arrangements of traditional, modern and classical music are very unique and his repertoire contains hundreds of songs and musical pieces. He conducts and trains the An Phuc band and their live performances are welcome with great appreciation throughout Vietnam.
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Lê Văn Binh-Quẹo

The man with the golden heart



Binh-Queo - (29) is non-certified Agent Orange victim. He is one of the first members of An Phuc: living in the Center for six years. His positive attitude has made him a front spokesman and representative for An Phuc House. His brother Le Van Cong and his younger sister Lê Thị Phước are also Agent Orange victims. Binh told us his heart braking family story.



                                                               Lê Văn Cong

                                                   The moody brother

 

                                  

Le Van Cong - (27) is non-certified Agent Orange victim.  Together with his oldest brother Binh and his younger sister Phuoc he is one of the first members of An Phuc. In opposite of his brother's easy going positive attitude, Cong has a hot temper and his frustrations with his live often make him fight with the others. He told ushis side of the story.


                                                                Lê Thị Phước

                                                                               The little sister


                                              
                                          

Miss Phuoc - (18) is non-certified Agent Orange victim. She was only sixteen, when she joined An Phuc together with her two eldest brothers Binh and Cong. The tough discipline and the responsibility expected by all members living and working in An Phuc make her frustrated and unhappy, so eventually she decided to go back and live with her parents. 




                                                  Nguyễn Minh Thắng 

                                                                      Public Relations Manager 
                                      
                                         
Nguyen Minh Thang - (26) is disabled  due to "polio disease" he developed in his early childhood. He will to study and self-improve himself allow him to enter University in Saigon. His outgoing and social attitude made him a leader in his class and a front spokesmen in-charge of Public Relations for An Phuc House. 



                                                           Trịnh Thế Chiến

                                                                                 The naughty boy


                                            


Chien - (23) is non-certified Agent Orange victim. He joined An Phuc after he attended a handcraft exhibition and live performance by the members of the Center in his Art University. He wanted it to find a job and move to the city, and making handicraft products seemed the best bet at the time. Soon after he moved to An Phuc he find mutual understanding and friendly atmosphere from the rest of the members and he decided to stay.  His is very funny and easygoing young man who loves to play soccer, joking and buzzing around with his vintage tricycle.



 

                                                                        Trịnh Thị Duyên

                                                                                    The bride 

 


 Duyen – (20) is non-certified Agent Orange victim. Her two younger brothers are also born with severe congenital defects but never been certified or receiving any financial help; a tremendous burden and struggle for Doyen’s parents. She met Binh while she study art in University and soon they become a sweethearts. After her graduation - at the same time we started shooting - she moved to An Phuc and her life become one of the most striking story in our film.

                                               

   

                                                Lê Văn Bình

                                                                           The groom

              

Binh – (23) is suffers from bone cancer and his left leg was amputated, so he can survive and go on with his life. He graduated University with excellence marks and become one of the top three students. During that time he met Duyen and fell madly in love with her, but both families rejected and forbidden their relationship. Nevertheless , they didn't gave up and after their graduation Binh  follow Duyen, and move with her to An Phuc where their striking love story become “bigger than life”.

                                                           

                                               Lê Minh Hậu

      Production Supervisor 


                                                         



Hậu (31) is a disabled due to a road accident. He joined An Phuc where together with Hiep become in charge of training and helping other members to complete the handmade crafts from the production line. Since Hậu move to An Phuc he become  best friend with little Chien and is fascinated to see them sharing food and  bed  in sadness and happiness.


                                                        Đặng Thị Ngân

                                                                               The cachier

                                         


Ngân (38)  is a non-certified Agent Orange Victim. Her father was a Revolutionary soldiers exposed to dioxin but all his documents were lost after his dead , so her mother couldn’t  managed to certified her daughter as AO victim. Ngân was broth to An Phuc by her friend Hiep and soon she becomes one of the most trustful, dedicated and hardworking member of the Center.



                                                      Lê Thị Phương 

                                                                          The sales girl


                                         
                                                  

Phương (26) is an officially certified Agent Orange victim. It took over two years before her father, who was a Revolutionary officer, to manage all the necessarily tests and documents need it in order the get recognition for his daughter. Phương joined An Phuc for over three years where she become on of the prime members of the house. She is in denial about her health condition but continues to have a positive attitude towards the future.

                                    

                                                                   

                                         Hồ Văn Đủ        Thị Nhiệm Thu

                                                     The blind father                 The blind mother

                                                        Hồ Văn An 

                                                                                  The son     



Đủ (23) and his twenty-three-years-old wife Thu knew each-other in a while. They are both blind and both have been living in  numerous centers for disable people before they move to An Phuc.  The blind couple have perfectly healthy three-years-old boy An, who become the kid of An Phuc House where everyone helping for raising and taking care of the boy.




                                                        Danh Đi

                                                                            The blind singer

 

Danh Di (23) and his blind sister Thu were born in Cambodia but their parents moved and established in Vietnam. Dan Di , Le Van O and his future brother in law Ho Van Du were members of a musical band in a former Centre for disabled people managed by Mr. Quang. After the establishment of An Phuc " the Father" asked them to join him. The four friends, together with the new born baby An, became a primarily members of An Phuc house. Denh Di is one of the main singers of An Phuc band.

 

 

                                               Nguyễn Thanh Phong

                                                                The deft-mute Housekeeper 


      

Phong - (28) is a deft and mute young man. He is one of the prominent, dedicated and hard working members of An Phuc. He is the mate of the house, as his physical condition is better than the rest of the members, and a part of producing souvenirs he also helps Binh-Queo and Cong in their daily needs. Recently he becomes emotionally involve with the young girl Nga and they are planning to get merit.

 

                                                 Trịnh Hoài Vũ

                                                                          The runaway boy

 
                                   


Vu - (19) is a cripple boy due to chronicle sickness since early childhood. Before he moved to An Phuc he was a street boy running away from his home for several times. His uncle and Grandparents force him to move to An Phuc and soon he become a permanent member of the Centre. He become a good friend of Cong so later  Father Quang decided to put him permanently in charge of Cong’s daily needs. 


                                                  Vũ Thị Nga

                                           Mentally and physically disable girl


   
                             

Nga - (21) is a mentally and physically disable since early childhood. Her mother died after she gave birth to her and she have many disable relatives from her mother site, as they lived in highly exposed to dioxin area in Vietnam. She moved to An Phuc when we started shooting the film so we were witnessed her integration with the rest of the members of the centre. Recently she gets emotionally involved with deft-mute Phong and they are planning to get merit.


                                                 Nguyễn Hoài Thương

                                                                                 Mentally disable young girl




                                       
  

Thương-(17) is a mentally disable since early childhood. She joined An Phuc when we started shooting the film but she couldn’t integrated a coupe with the daily responsibilities in the Centre and she moved back to live with her family.

                                                   Võ MinhTrí

                                                                        Sound Technician for An Phuc 



Tri- (20) is working as Sound Technician of An Phuc when the members travel and perform around Vietnam. He is Mme Nhut adopted grandson and he is an officially certified Agent Orange victim. He lives with his family.  


                                      


                               
 

                    

                                                    Website:   anphuccharity.vn



 

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