Programmes supports needy children and soldiers in Spratly Archipelogo

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) organised a programme in Hanoi on June 16th, to introduce businesses and benefactors to support activities for children living in special and difficult circumstances.

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) organised a programme in Hanoi on June 16th, to introduce businesses and benefactors to support activities for children living in special and difficult circumstances.

Programmes supports needy children and soldiers in Spratly Archipelogo

The businesses sign an agreement with the NFVC to sponsor children in special circumstances through the Fund. (Photo: VGP)

On the occasion, the businesses signed an agreement with the NFVC to sponsor children in special circumstances through the Fund. The Fund also organised auctions of items such as a goldfish pictures and pearl necklaces to give scholarships to needy children, as well as supporting the children of fishermen and soldiers on duty on the islands with the total value of sponsorship of over VND 10 billion (USD 440,000).

Over 1,000 scholarships worth VND 2 million (USD 88) each and 1,000 gifts are expected to be presented through the programme to soldiers who are on duty in the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago and DK1 Platform, as well as fishermen in five central provinces and cities including Da Nang, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, and Phu Yen.

According to Hoang Van Tien, Director of the NFVC, since its foundation, the Fund has mobilised nearly VND 6 trillion (USD 264 million) in order to help over 30 million children living in difficult circumstances./.

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