The “Bau oi” foundation and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations have donated 100 wheelchairs to people with disabilities and Agent Orange/dioxin victims in the northern province of Bac Giang.

Speaking at the presenting ceremony on June 11, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Linh said the practical gifts will help the beneficiaries improve their living conditions.

Currently, Bac Giang has more than 35,000 people with disabilities and over 10,000 Agent Orange/dioxin victims.

According to Truong Thi Tuyet Nhung, head of the fund raising committee of the “Bau oi” foundation, the fund has so far presented more than 300 houses, worth up to 50 million VND (23,000 USD) each, to poor people across the country.

The foundation has also given free medical services and scholarships for disadvantaged people, she added.-VNA