Humanitarian aid reaches over 6 million people in 5 years

The Association in Support of Disabled People and Orphan Children said it has assisted more than 6 million people in the past five years.

Disabled people receive vocational training at a centre in Hanoi. (Photo:

The information was announced at a press conference on the threshold of the association’s fifth national congress, which will convene on April 14.

The congress will review activities of the association in the past five years and set tasks for the upcoming five-year tenure.

As part of the event, an exchange program, themed “One Heart-One World”, will take place to draw attention to the care of disadvantaged people.

Vietnam is making efforts to ensure the rights of the disabled, who account for 7.8 percent of the country’s population.        

The group has been tackling challenges in exercising their right to work, including access to employment opportunities and discrimination in the workplace.


Other news

Most view

The direction of tropical low-pressure

Storm & tropical low-pressure make landfall

Low-pressure system in the Tokin Gulf yesterday developed into tropical low-pressure and is heading to the northern provinces of Thanh Hoa to Ha Tinh. One another low-pressure also occurred in the east of the Philippines and is forecast to move to the East Sea in the next days.