International NGOs present wheelchairs to disabled people
  • | VOV | August 12, 2013 05:04 PM

Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM) and Give It Back to Kids (GIBTK) have donated 550 wheelchairs to people with disabilities in six cities and provinces across the country.

Recipients were those from Haiphong, Quang Ninh, Lao Cai, Phu Tho, Thanh Hoa and Nghe An.

At the presentation ceremony in Haiphong city on August 12, Phan Thanh Son, an official of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO), thanked the two organizations for their gifts which he said will help the disabled people better re-integrate into the community.

Haiphong is home to approximately 17,000 victims of Agent Orange/dioxin, handicapped people, and needy children. The gifts will help the recipients overcome their daily hardship and lead a normal life.

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