A US charity has presented 10 scholarships to poor students who suffer from Agent Orange/dioxin after-effects in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.

The scholarships, each worth 5 million VND (about 230 USD), were presented on March 15 in the locality by representatives of the Ceres Charitable Foundation in coordination with the provincial association of victims of Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin.

The foundation also presented two houses valued at 50 million VND each to poor families in Cu Jut and Krong No districts.

More than 1,000 AO/dioxin victims in Dak Nong receive monthly financial assistance, including hundreds of students studying inside and outside the province.-VNA