A program to raise money to help residents in Truong Sa Islands by the District Youth Union of District 8 in Ho Chi Minh City has attracted support from thousands teachers, pupils, and residents in the district.
Being launched since September, the program now has mobilized more than VND400 million. The sum of money will be used to build schools for residents on Sinh Ton Island of the Truong Sa Islands.
Recently, the District Youth Union of District 8 held a ceremony to conclude this program. On this occasion, former Vice President Truong My Hoa also gave 20 scholarships worth VND1 million each, funded from the Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund, for poor pupils.