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Children are always a delight in Vietnam. At first they are a bit shy (V1) but very quickly enjoy playing up in front of the camera.

As the years go by, Vietnam is getting richer and what we have taken for granted in terms of health and education is now reaching remote villages like this one.

There is a clinic in the Tan Loc area to give advice about contraception, health for children aged 01-06 years old and the prevention of child malnutrition for example.

There are also national health prevention programs against malaria, dengue and development of sanitation. More and more houses have a WC rather than go in the pig sty or cow shed.

The children in the photos have access to kindergarten, elementary school and older ones can go to the high school. A bus takes them to the schools.

Tags: Vietnam Central highlands Landscape and travel Lam dong province Chau ma hill tribe Bao Loc Loc Tan Bao Lām

Voters: MalcolmS, Greyheron, fazzer and 30 more

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MalcolmS Plus
14 1.2k 13 England
6 Dec 2013 5:34PM
Great reportage Jean-Noel, some beautiful faces.


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AnneWorner 12 620 43 United States
6 Dec 2013 5:54PM
Love v4 - the eye goes right to the little girl in the center - wonderful happy smiles all.

6 Dec 2013 6:45PM
Happiness all round, Jean-Noel!
A delightful set of images.

taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
6 Dec 2013 6:52PM
You have captured so many great smiles, and these children do look healthy and clean--s upper reportage!
10 10 10 England
6 Dec 2013 7:05PM
The photographs are a delight and the news sounds good.
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
6 Dec 2013 7:57PM
Children always make life so much more fun Jean-Noel. Lovely shot.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
almiles 10 38 102 United Kingdom
7 Dec 2013 6:56AM
A great series packed with character and smiles both on the kids and the viewer; demonstrates an ability to build excellent rapport with your subjects!
viscostatic 13 45 6 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2013 9:43PM
Wonderful happy expressions Jean-Noel.

Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
10 Dec 2013 6:14PM
A very colourful and joyful set Jean-Noel, a real pleasure to view

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