(VOV) – The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) mobilized VND216 billion to support children with difficulties last year, much higher than the projected figure of VND87 billion.
NFVC Director Hoang Van Tien said this year the fund will call for more assistance from organizations and individuals in Vietnam and from abroad to realize children’s fundamental rights.
Sunny Korea organization (Republic of Korea) has committed to provide US$1.8 million for poor patients with congenital heart disease from now to 2019.
Operation Smile organization also pledged VND6-7 billion annually till 2020 to treat children with harelips and cleft palates.
Last year, the NFVC lent a helping hand to more than 78,000 disadvantaged children and a large number of victims of natural disasters, accidents and infectious diseases.
Operation Smile conducted free surgeries for 25,000 child patients with a total value of over VND63 billion. Sunny Korea also providedUS$2.4 million for heart operations of about 200 children nationwide.
Đăng ký: VietNam News