By Jennifer Febvay | Posted on 16/04/2019 at 10:39 | Updated on 16/04/2019 at 11:05

For 60 years, the association"Children of the Mekong" organizes a screening of the documentary film "Growing Up" to raise awareness about the importance of education.

On the occasion of this anniversary, the association " Children of the Mekong "Embarked on an ambitious project: the making of a film entitled" Growing Up ". The story follows the story of six children, among 22,000 sponsored by the association, from six different countries. Throughout the documentary, everyone's dreams and ambitions are portrayed. A project designed to raise awareness among the general public of the importance of education for these children, in order to enable them to escape extreme poverty.

Great talents came together for the realization of this film: the director Jill Coulon, passionate of Asia, the producer Aloest and the world-famous couple of musicians Yael Naim and David Donatien.

In London, the screening will take place on April 25th, during an evening event gathering 300 people in Prince Charles Cinema.

Book your tickets right here.

Founded in 1958 by René Pechard, the association "Children of the Mekong" offers child sponsorship and development programs, in other words initiatives to improve the living conditions of local populations such as the construction of wells, the realization or the renovation of schools, vocational integration projects, etc. The association operates in seven countries: Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, Cambodia, Burma and China.

Watch the movie trailer right here.