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Lifestart Foundation Workshop

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Address: 14 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
Phone Number:
+84 167 355 9447
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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The non-profit Lifestart Foundation Workshop is a not for profit charity...

The non-profit Lifestart Foundation Workshop is a not for profit charity offering visitors to Hoi An art and craft classes as well as the opportunity to find out more about the charity.

Join us for a special half-day experience to learn more about the Lifestart Foundation and to enjoy our traditional art classes! Your half day includes participation in both classes, a brief video about our workshop and an opportunity for one-on-one dialogue with our members. All proceeds fund Lifestart Foundation philanthropic projects in Vietnam.

Traditional Painting Class - Have lots of fun in our traditional painting classes offered by our Lifestart Foundation recipient and local artist, Sinh Trong.

Lantern Making Class - Learn how to make your own miniature Hoi An lantern taught by our workshop staff. Take your unique lantern home as a memory of your time spent at the Lifestart Foundation.

Free Daily Vietnamese Language Class - Feel less like a tourist, and more like a local! Every Morning & Afternoon FREE & FUN 1/2 Hour Lesson!

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Hoi An Lantern Making Class with Lifestart Foundation
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The Lifestart Foundation Traditional Vietnamese Painting Class in Hoi An

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We visited this store and were so impressed with the store concept. Helping those in Vietnam most in need. We bought beautiful well made souvenirs

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ballarat, Australia
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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

we booked a class for making our own small lanterns, think we did it quite well, price isn't that cheap, but it's for a good reason as they support local disabled people. they have a nice store and we additionally did some shopping there to support their project.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited this store and were so impressed with the store concept. Helping those in Vietnam most in need. We bought beautiful well made souvenirs

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Thank wblynch2017
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our workshop, we really appreciate it. We are happy to hear that you were impressed with our concept and enjoyed your hand made purchases. Best Wishes Karen More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is where we shopped for presents. It was nice to support a good cause and almost a relief to pay fixed prices. I saw very little in Hoi An that I wanted to buy but found some nice handmade crafts here.

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Thank James B
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Dear James, Thank you for supporting Lifestart Foundation via the purchase of our hand made fair trade products. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Best Wishes Karen. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great way to kill a few hours and learn some new skills. These are beginner classes and fun for most ages. A great chance to also make some new friends. Sinh was a great teacher for the painting class and very good with the participants varying abilities. The foundation clearly does well for itself with such nice premises, however, I... More 

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to support Lifestart Foundation by attending our classes and glad to hear that you enjoyed them. Sorry to hear that you found the 3 minute video about our project work at the end of your class negative. I am fairly sure that you are the first person to have ever expressed this, as the vast majority... More 

Kuala Belait, Brunei Darussalam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was easy to find and great fun to make. We made our own lanterns with a very patient assistant who guided us the whole way. Definitely an experience for anyone travelling with kids. My kids said this was definitely a highlight for them.

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Thank TTania
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Hi Tania, So happy to hear that you enjoyed your lantern making class with us. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Happy New Year. Karen More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My parents from korea (who doesn't speak a word of English) and my husband + myself did the morning class. Class easy enough to follow and outcome was great. Definitely worth doing.

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing a review for us, we are very happy to hear that your family enjoyed their class with us. More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

I spent a morning in their beautiful place for a lantern making class and and also a tradicional post card painting lesson. I enjoyed it very much. It was an opportunity to learn new skills, help the beautiful projects that this foundation develops, have a very relaxing morning and a nice chat with our teacher who gave us general information... More 

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Thank Helena M
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Dear Helena, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your morning with us. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the experience. I will pass on your comments to our staff as we always appreciate our customers reviews. Best Wishes. Karen More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife and stopped in here after our tour guide told us his disabled sister works there. Immediately, we could tell this was a high quality product store. Great and diverse range of products - from stuffed animals to teas. We had a tea tasting where we tried just about every tea they had to offer before buying the lavender... More 

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Dear Miguel, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. So happy that you enjoyed your tea tasting experience with us. It was lovely to meet you. Best Wishes Karen More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

We were drawn into the shop because of the stunning scarves and beautiful gifts. Then we were told about the Vietnamese lesson - we went along for a free 30 minute lesson which was great. The staff were lovely and it gave us an insight into Life Start. Would definitely recommend stopping by. We wished we had had more time... More 

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Hi Claire, Glad you found us and happy to hear you enjoyed your Free Vietnamese Language Class with us. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it. Safe Travels. Karen More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

An absolutely amazing and heart warming experience. Would recommend to everyone as a must do. Only 35 minutes and learnt so much. Supporting a great cause.

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Thank Jonathan G
KarenHoiAn, Owner at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Thank you for joining our Free Vietnamese Language lesson Jonathan, so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope you can put it all to good use now.Best Wishes, Karen More 

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