A representative from VNA's central office gives gift to an AO victim in 2013 (Source: VNA)

Quang Tri (VNA) - The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has presented a charity house and gifts, worth nearly 100 million VND (4,500 USD) to Agent Orange (AO) victims in the central province of Quang Tri. 

The VNA’s Fund for AO Victims in coordination with local authorities on May 31 handed 53 gift packages each worth 500,000 VND to AO victims in the province’s Thieu Phong district.

The fund also provided a charity house to Nguyen Thi Viet, born in 1928 in Thanh Le village, Thieu Trung commune.

Currently, there are 15,845 AO victims in the province which ranks fourth in terms of the number of victims in the country. The donation is expected to help them and their families to cope with the difficulties in their lives.

Since its establishment in 2006, the Fund has provided over 50 charity houses, worth over 5.6 billion VND (252,000 USD) for disadvantaged families nationwide.-VNA