Many charitable activities for disadvantaged people nationwide launched

Ho Chi Minh City Committee for Overseas Vietnamese and Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine offered 500 Tet gifts for Vietnamese people in Cambodia’s Phnom Penh on January 24.

Vice chairwoman of Ho Chi Minh City Committee for Overseas Vietnamese, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Hanh offered gifts to overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia. (Photo: Sggp)

Pham Ngoc Thach Medicine University’s doctor delegation organized free-examination and treatment on the occasion.

On behalf of Vietnamese people in Cambodia, Vice of the General Association of Vietnamese Cambodian People, Chairman Nguyen Van Thong thanked the delegation.

On the same day, the Vietnam Youth Union and Trung Nguyen Corporation organized the “Youth Aspiration 2015” program in Dak Lak Province’s Buon Ma Thuot City. This year’s event themed “The trip of books that will change your life” brought 1,000 books and 10 scholarships worth VND1 million each to good students.

Minh Tam Charity Organization and Kon Tum Red Cross Association also handed over 500 presents to the poor people of ethnic minorities in Dak Glei District’s Muong Hoong Commune on January 24. Meanwhile Kon Tum Charity Group and Ho Chi Minh City businesses offered 300 gifts for the poor in Kon Plong District’s Mang But Commune.

The charity delegation of Linh Quang Buddhist Temple from Ho Chi Minh City gave free medical check-up for disadvantged people in Dai Lao Commune, Lam Dong Province’s Bao Loc City.

In addition, nearly VND55 billion (US$ 2,572,798) was contributed to the musical program “ Mua xuan cho em” ( Spring for children) held by the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, the Vietnam Children Supporting Fund and Vietnam Television at the Au Co Art Center In Hanoi on January 24.

By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh

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