VND1.4 billion given to disabled children

Japanese Business Association of Ho Chi Minh City March 16 gave the amount of VND1.4 billion (US$ 65,268) to the Sponsoring Association for Poor Patients in Ho Chi Minh City to help disadvantaged children.

The amount collected from the 19th charity fair held by the association under the sponsor of the Japanese Consulate General will be used to help children suffering cleft lip and cleft palate, curvature of the spine and cataract diseases.

Of the amount, the Sponsoring Association for Poor Patients gave VND800 million (US$ 37,266) to the Trauma and Orthopedics Hospital and VND300 million (US$ 14,074) to Odonto-Maxillo facial Surgery Hospital and Children Hospital No.2 to carry out operation for needy disabled children.

By Thai Phuong – Translated by Uyen Phuong

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