Sai Gon Giai Phong awards scholarships to students

The Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper and Sai Gon Dau Tu Tai Chinh, a publication of the group, awarded 30 scholarships  worth VND21 million to disadvantaged students in Duc Trong District of Lam Dong province yesterday.

The students who received scholarships from Sai Gon Giai Phong

Among those who attended the awarding ceremony were Le Tien Tuyen, chief editor of the publication, and the chairman of the Lam Dong People’s Committee.

The scholarship program supports poor students, orphans and disabled children who study in 16 high schools in the district’s ethnic minority areas.

The scholarships are not only material aid to help students overcome difficulties, but they are also a motivation for them to study harder and do better, said Do Minh The, Chairman of Duc Trong People’s Committee, who also heads the district’s “Study Encouragement Society”.

Mr. Le Tien Tuyen, representative of  Sai Gon Dau Tu Tai Chinh said Sai Gon Giai Phong will continue to assist needy children in other districts in the future.

By N.Vien, translated by Thanh Huong

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