Charity programme supporting handicapped, orphans launched

14:05 | 05/02/2015

VGP –  A charitable programme named ‘Spring for the world of children” was launched in Ha Noi on February 4 by the Viet Nam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), the Association in Support of Vietnamese Handicapped and Orphans (ASVHO), the TTV programme, and the “Beloved Four Seasons” fund under the Ha Noi Olympia School.

It aimed to raise funds to provide assistance to the handicapped, orphans and Agent Orange victims on the occasion of the Lunar New Year.
 
Speaking at the event, Chairman of ASVHO Nguyen Dinh Lieu stressed the importance of the community-based charitable programme, which has received warm support from many businesses, media agencies, and donors both at home and abroad to help disadvantaged children make positive change to their lives.

Also at the launch, several businesses responded to the fundraising, of which TH Milk JSC donated 18,000 glasses of milk, Four Seasons Love Foundation presented 500 gifts, and many others donated cash and essential goods for disadvantaged children.

Before and after the Tet holiday, a range of activities for children in difficult circumstances will be held.

The programme will run until March 28.
 
                                                                                                                        By Ngoc Van