VND17.5 billion for Children's Heart Treament

A case of heart operation

More than VND17.5 billion was donated in the music show “The Heart’s Words”, organized at Ben Thanh Theater in Ho Chi Minh City on November 25.

The donation was part of the movement “Helping 1,000 in-born Heart Disease Child Patients”, initiated by the Thien Tam Branch of the Poor Patient Sponsor Association. The call of the show was responded by many individual and organizational donors, like Long Thanh Golf Investment and Trading Co. with VND700 million, Investment Development Co. VND500 million, Viet Tien Garment Co. VND 430 million. The VMS-MobiFone donated three simcards with nice phone numbers to be auctioned from now to December 31, 2006, expecting to collect VND1 billion.

Especially, overseas donors also took part in the charity work. Vinacapital promised the contribution of US $500,000 for the two years of 2007-2008 and Korean Charity Organization gave US $150,000.

By X.H. - Translated by Le Thao

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