Thua Thien-Hue (VNA) – Non-profit organisation Handicap International on March 3 provided central Thua Thien-Hue province half a million USD in non-refundable financial aid to support people living with brain injuries.

The 2016-2020 project involves designing training documents and providing consultation for high-quality health care services for people with brain injuries, enhancing access to these services for them, as well as improving capacity of local medical and social workers.

Handicap International (HI) is an international non-governmental organisation with the mandate to prevent and limit the impact of disabilities, by offering assistance to people with disabilities and those at risk of disability and supporting them in their efforts towards autonomy and social integration.

It operates as a federation in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. In Vietnam, HI has implemented 36 projects over the past 22 years.

Earlier, the US-based Compassion Flower (TCF) also offered the province 1 billion VND (44,840 USD) to fund a project that supports impoverished people and students in terms of education and medical care.-VNA