The Vietnam Rising milk fund has donated over 72,000 glasses of milk to 800 kids from poor families in the central province of Quang Tri.

Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen, Chairman of the National Assembly Office Nguyen Hanh Phuc and General Director of Vietnam News Agency (VNA) handed over the milk at a ceremony in the locality on July 20.
On the occasion, the fund granted 100 scholarships to local underprivileged kids, whose parents are wounded soldiers and revolutionary martyrs.

The Vietnam Children Sponsor Fund also donated 1.6 billion VND (75,200 USD) to needy children and social welfare beneficiaries in the locality, while the VNA presented 50 million VND (2350 USD) to children of local military men and fishermen.

Established in 2008, the Vietnam Rising fund is supported by the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), the Vietnam Children Sponsoring Fund and the Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk).

It has provided free milk worth nearly 83 billion VND (3.9 million USD) to about 307,000 disadvantaged children nationwide, contributing to improving their physical and mental condition.-VNA