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Hanoi (VNA) – An art and exchange programme was held in Hanoi on April 16 to honour people with disabilities who manage to overcome their difficulties and become successful.

The event, themed “One heart – One world,” was also a chance to show gratitude to those who have worked with the Association in Support of Vietnamese Handicapped and Orphans in assisting the disabled and orphans.

Participants at the event had opportunities to exchange with outstanding people with disabilities who own firms that create jobs for many others.

Among them was Vo Van Son, born in 1984 and from Bo Trach district of the central province of Quang Binh. He is director of Duc Son company specialising in fishery logistics services with annual revenue of up to 20 billion VND and a profit of about 500 million VND. His firm employs 10 people whose income is 7 million VND per month each.

Visitors also learnt about Tran Kim Viet, born in 1990 in the central province of Ha Tinh. He set up Viet incubation company in 2014. After four years, his firm received investment of 1 billion VND, becoming the largest incubator of aquilaria tree in Ha Tinh, providing 10,000 trees to customers in and outside the country.

After 15 editions, the “One heart – One world” programme has become one of major activities of the Association in Support of Vietnamese Handicapped and Orphans to strengthen solidarity and call for support for people with disabilities and orphans across the country.

During the programme, the organising board raised 20 billion VND for people with disabilities and orphans to help them improve their living quality and integrate into society.

The event was part of activities to mark the Vietnam Day for People with Disabilities (April 18).-VNA