The association for the support of the handicapped and orphans of the central province of Quang Binh and the US’s Giving it Back to Kids Foundation presented 748 wheelchairs to people with disabilities in the locality on November 14.
The Hanoi Red Cross Society (HRCS), the Wheelchair Foundation and philanthropists presented 160 wheelchairs to the disabled, Agent Orange victims and those living with fatal diseases in Hanoi on November 6.
The Association for Poor Patients in Ho Chi Minh City and the Latter Day Saint Charities of the US have presented 77 wheelchairs to the disabled in the southern province of Binh Phuoc.
VOV.VN -Anar Imanov, the Azerbaijan Ambassador, on behalf of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, presented wheelchairs to people with disabilities in Vietnam on December 3.
The association for support of the disabled and orphans of Quang Binh and the US organisation Giving It Back to Kids presented 500 wheelchairs to locals with disabilities in the central province on December 1.
The Embassy of Israel in Vietnam on June 20 said it will offer 100 wheelchairs to children with disabilities in several provinces and cities in Vietnam, using the budget allocated for the 69th anniversary of the country’s Independence Day (May 14, 1948 – May 14, 2017).
The Ho Chi Minh City Sponsoring Association for Poor Patients on October 22 organised free-of-charge operations for 200 poor patients suffering from cataract at the Nguyen Trai Hospital and celebrated the 500,000th case in the past 20 years.
A conference for the disabled, orphans and sponsors nationwide is scheduled to be held on April 8 as part of activities to mark Vietnam Day for People with Disabilities (April 18).
(VOV) - At a ceremony in Thai Binh province on November 18, the Vietnam Red Cross donated 30 refurbished wheelchairs to handicapped youth to help them expand their horizons.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Hatoyama Yukio in collaboration with the Institute of Community Health (ICH) under the Ministry of Health has held a ceremony to present wheelchairs to Vietnamese Agent Orange/Dioxin (AO ) victims.
The Lawrence S. Ting Memorial Fund on August 11 presented 110 wheelchairs worth 183 million US$8,470 to people with disabilities in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
The Association of Agent Orange/Dioxin (AO) Victims in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho held a meeting on August 4 to mark the day for AO victims (August 10).
The 12th charitable art programme “One Heart-One World” will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 17 to draw the community’s attention to caring for disabled and orphaned children.
As many as 120 wheelchairs and 130 bicycles were donated to disabled and disadvantaged children in Vinh City, the central province of Nghe An on November 2 by the National Fund for Vietnamese Children’s Nghe An chapter and Vietnam Outreach Australia.
The Lawerence S. Ting Memorial Fund on August 25 presented 200 wheelchairs worth VND360 million (US$17,140) to people with disabilities in the northern province of Dien Bien.
A Japanese non-governmental organisation (NGO) has presented 50 wheelchairs to disabled children in the northern province of Hai Duong.
A medical team from the US-based Vets With A Mission (VWAM) has provided free check-ups and medicines and donated 28 wheelchairs to poverty-stricken locals in A Luoi district, central Thua Thien-Hue province.
Japan’s charity organisation of IMAYA has presented 23 wheelchairs to people with disabilities in central Quang Binh province.
(VOV) - The Sustainable Health Development Centre (VietHealth) has joined Latter Day Saint Charities (LDSC) to present disabled Ninh Binh province residents with 75 wheelchairs and 15 walking frames worth VND200 million.
(VOV) - As many as 11,500 people have registered to take part in the 9th Lawrence S.Ting Charity Walk due to be held in HCM City’s Phu My Hung Urban Area on January 11.