170 scholarships granted disadvantaged children

The Vietnam Children Sponsor Fund in collaboration with Ha Noi People’s Committee granted 160 scholarships named “Coming together for school” worth VND 3million each and 10 long-term sponsorships worth VND 5million each to 170 children. The total money for these scholarship reached VND 530 million.

“Coming together for school” fund was launched in September 2012 by vice president Nguyen Thi Doan who is also Chairwoman of the Vietnam Children Sponsor Fund. The awarding scholarship program has organized in many cities, provinces nationwide and awarded about 7,000 scholarships to children in 50 provinces and cities nationwide worth over VND 19billion funded by 30 benefactors

Children who receive this scholarship are underprivileged, disable and ethnic minority students across over the country.

Phan Thao –Translated by Thanh Tran

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