VND9 bln donated to poor, disadvantaged across country

The Spanish Red Cross in Vietnam and Vietnam Children Sponsoring Association donated VND9 billion and scholarships to 2,800 families of Agent Orange Victims in the northern province of Vinh Phuc.

One of charitable activities organized in HCMC. Members of youth unions of District 10 and Thai Son Company offer 300 meals to poor patients in Binh Dan Hospital in HCMC. (Photo: sggp)

A French Charity of Easyraideuses & Aid the Kids cooperated with Dong Kinh Travel Company to offer gifts worth VND70 million to poor students in Duy Phuoc Primary School and orphans in Center Of Rearing Orphans And Disabled Children of Quang Nam.

The government of the Mekong Delta Province of Bac Lieu donated VND5.5 billion to nearly 4,000 disadvantaged families, provided 149,000 health insurance cards and built houses for poor people.

War Veteran's Association of Thua Thien-Hue Province and Vietinbank (Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade) in Hue have handed over 20 houses worth VND50 million to disadvantaged war veterans in the province from June to September.

Saigon Giai Phong Newspaper has collected more than VND110 million from readers and sponsors to help poor people and patients nationwide.

By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh

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