Hung Yen: Disadvantaged children receive scholarships, free milk
Monday, 2017-12-25 10:45:52
NDO/VNA - The Vietnam Children’s Fund presented cash scholarships and 200 gifts, each worth VND 1 million (US$ 44), and VND 500,000 (US$ 22), respectively, to needy children in the My Hao district, the northern province of Hung Yen on December 24.
The ceremony, at the district’s Nhan Hoa Primary School, was attended by Nguyen Hanh Phuc, Secretary General of the National Assembly, leaders of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, and local authorities.
The fund also gave another 100 gift packages to underprivileged children in Xuan Duc commune, My Hao district, and 200 to students of a vocational school for disabled children in Khoai Chau district.
On the occasion, the Vietnam Rising milk fund donated 70,500 glasses of milk to local children, including 1,000 in Nhan Hoa commune, who will drink milk for one month.
Nhan Hoa Primary School also was presented with teaching and learning equipment, worth VND 80 million (US$3,500) and it students received free health check-ups on the occasion.
The same day, a kindergarten school was inaugurated in Nhan Hoa commune.
The two-storey building, worth over VND 3 billion (US$ 132,000) is funded by the Vietnam Gas JSC and has four classrooms with the total area of 240 sq.m.