February 26, 2020

SBS Dateline, with Adam Liaw, explored what it means to be a disadvantaged youth in Vietnam and why an organisation like KOTO is crucial in giving these teens and young adults opportunity and empowerment.

February 25, 2020

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Seven million people, many of whom are kids, live in poverty in Vietnam. When Jimmy Pham dreamed of helping break the cycle of poverty, he started a cooking school.

Jimmy Pham wasn’t a chef, a teacher or a social worker when he started a cooking school for Vietnamese street kids in 1999.

The Australian-Vietnamese tour guide from Melbourne had no relevant qualifications and admits he didn’t know what he was doing.

He only knew tha...

February 13, 2020

Thank you Hanoi TV for sharing our story. Meet Do and Mo from Class 34 who are currently halfway through their 24-month program at KOTO.

"The first meal I had at KOTO was my first meal ever with meat. It was the most delicious meal I have had. While eating, I was thinking about my parents. They would be working in the fields, having no rice for a proper meal. Instead, they have to eat corn. Sometimes they don't even have corn... My dream is...

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