Spring for Children Charity Programme to raise VND100bn for children
  • | | January 05, 2021 05:04 PM
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has launched the 14th Spring for Children annual charity programme which raises funds for disadvantaged children.


Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Ha speaks at the press conference on the event.

At a press conference held on January 4 to announce the programme, the organisers want to provide a warm and full Tet Holiday to the children with difficult backgrounds. The programme will be held at the Hanoi Opera House on January 10 and will be broadcast on VTV2.

Secretary of the Party Central Committee Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai and Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and other leaders will attend the ceremony.

After 13 years, the programme has raised a total of over VND1.2trn (USD52m) for nearly 1 million children via many methods like giving scholarships, building a clean water system or classrooms, supporting children that need operations for heart disease and other illnesses, helping orphaned children or those that live in natural disaster and epidemic zones.


Spring for Children Charity Programme to raise VND100bn for children.

At the conference, deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Ha thanked all sponsors and media that have supported them and the Vietnam Child Protection Fund. Despite the pandemic and natural disasters, they were able to raise money to help millions of children in Vietnam to have a better life and future.

In 2020, they raised over VND91bn (USD4,000) for over 134 million children. In November, the Vietnam Child Protection Fund was conferred the title of Labour Hero in the Doi Moi Period by the president. Hoang Van Tien, director of Vietnam Child Protection Fund said they expected to raise VND100bn this year.

At the programme, a story with three scenes was told to depict the hardship of the children with heart diseases, children in mountainous areas after the severe flooding, and children from Dan Lai ethnic group live in Pu Mat National Park, Nghe An Province. Via the story, it was also told clearly what activities will be carried out to help the children, especially the Dan Lai children following the prime ministerial approved plan.

The attendees could also hear the wishes and dreams of the children.

"I want to contribute something to help millions of children that are struggling. An artist should also spread love and goodness to the society," said actor Xuan Bac.

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