Charity
Hard life torments girl with cerebral palsy
  • By Nguyen Thuy | dtinews.vn | August 28, 2013 02:27 PM

A poor girl with cerebral palsy in Thanh Hoa Province has to take care of housework after her mother had an accident.

 

 Nguyen Thi Xoan

The 17-year-old girl, Nguyen Thi Xoan, was diagnosed with the illness before birth, but because of the financial situation of her family she has never received proper treatment. She needs a wheelchair to get around and her head is abnormally large. This disability made it impossible for her to attend school.

Since the family has two other children, poverty has been a constant fact of life. The parents try their best to find any jobs they can, mostly manual, but they have been unable to change their living conditions.

 

 Xoan tends to her mother

Recently, Xoan's mother broke her left leg on her way back home, forcing her family to borrow money for treatment. They could only afford acute treatment. Her doctor said, when she was discharged, that it would take her two years to be able to walk again.

This has left much of the family burden on Xoan. Her brothers are contemplating dropping out of school to help out.

Xoan and her brother

Xoan's mother said, "I feel helpless because I can't do anything but lie in one place. Every day my husband goes to work and, since the two other children are at school, Xoan has to take care of the housework and also look after me."

Xoan also feels extremely depressed about the situation. "I am helpless too. Sometimes I even think that death might be an escape. My parents wouldn't have to worry about me anymore. It's really terrible that my brothers are thinking about quitting school."

If you can help Xoan, please make donation through:

1. Nguyen Phi Nam (Xoan's father) in Tan Phu Village, Phu Nhuan Commune, Nhu Thanh District, Thanh Hoa Province

Tel: 01669.233.071

2. Compassionate Hearts Charity Fund – Dan tri Newspaper (Hanoi)
No. 2/48 Giang Vo Str., Dong Da Dist., Hanoi
Tel: 04. 3. 7366.491/ Fax: 04. 3. 7366.490
Email:quynhanai@dantri.com.vn
 
* Vietnam Dong Account information at Vietcombank:
Account holder: Bao Khuyen hoc & Dan tri
Account number: 045 100 194 4487
With Bank: THE BANK FOR FOREIGN TRADE OF VIETNAM  – Thanh Cong Branch
 
* US Dollar Account information at Vietcombank:
Account holder: Bao Khuyen hoc & Dan tri
Account number: 045 137 195 6482
SWIFT Code: BFTVVNVX
With Bank:  THE BANK FOR FOREIGN TRADE OF VIETNAM
 
* Vietnam Dong Account information at Vietinbank:
Account holder: Bao Khuyen hoc & Dan tri
Account number: 10 201 0000 220 639
With Bank: Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade – Hoan Kiem Branch
 
* US Dollar Account information at MB Bank:
Account holder: Bao Khuyen hoc & Dan tri
Account number: 0721100357002
SWIFT Code: MSCBVNVX
With Bank: MILITARY COMMERCIAL JOINT STOCK BANK - MCSB ( No.3, Lieu Giai str., Ba Dinh Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam)
 
3. Dantri/DTiNews' representative offices

Ha Tinh representative office: 46 Nguyen Cong Tru, Tan Giang Ward, Ha Tinh City. Tel: 039.3857.112
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Ho Chi MinhCity representative office: 39L Street 11, Ward 3, Binh Thanh Dist, Hochiminh City. Tel: 08. 66786. 885
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