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3,500 Tet gifts come to needy children

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The charity programme is aimed to call for individual and organisations across Vietnam to join hands with the organizing unit in proving a warm Tet for children (Source : Dang Nhu Quynh's facebook)
Hanoi (VNA) – A charity programme will mobilise 3,500 gift packages for needy children in remote and mountainous areas on the threshold of the Lunar New Year (Tet). 

Dang Nhu Quynh, head of the “ Xay truong vung cao” (School construction in mountainous areas) Fund - the programme’s organising unit, said the event is aimed to call for individuals and organisations across the country to join hands with the organizing unit, in providing a warm Tet for the children.

Accordingly, Chung cake (Vietnamese square glutinous rice cake) and Gio (Pork-Pie) wrapping activities will be held in Hoang Mai district, Hanoi from January 16-21. 
On January 23, a New Year party will be organised in the northern mountainous area of Son La’s Sop Cop district with the participation of 3,500 children, of whom 3,000 are especially disadvantaged and will receive the Tet gifts, including warm jackets, footwear, cakes, lucky money and confectioneries.

Besides Son La, the programme will be organised simultaneously in other provinces and cities nationwide to jointly celebrate New Year with a party for children. 

Over 6,000 children in total will take part in the special event.-VNA

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