Students, patients suffering after effects of Agent Orange receive financial support

Over 100 students and orphans suffering from disabilities caused by Agent Orange in the Ben Tre Province in Mekong delta received scholarships of up to VND 94.5 million (US$4,482) on March 16.

The scholarships were sponsored by Les Amis Du Vietnam, Agent Orange Association, and a Vietnamese woman living in Canada Vo Thi Hao.

On the same day, Japan’s Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company and the Poor Patient Sponsorship Association in Ho Chi Minh City and Minh Thien General Hospital in the central province of Quang Nam carried out operations on cataracts for 200 people in Quang Nam Province.

The insurance company has contributed VND300million to the program with the aim to help people in need.

By staff writers - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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