Taiwanese organisation helps disadvantaged children in Quang Tri hinh anh 1Illustration photo. (Source: Internet))
Quang Tri (VNA) – The Zhishan Foundation – a Taiwanese non-governmental organisation – on January 26 granted scholarships totaling over 560 million VND (25,077 USD) to 920 poor students with good learning performance in the central province of Quang Tri.

Additionally, more than 1.3 billion VND (58,210 USD) was also donated to provide lunches for students at kindergartens in disadvantaged mountainous areas, including Huong Hiep, Son Ca, Dakrong 1, Dakrong 2, and Pa Nang.

Quang Tri is now home to more than 20,000 children living in underprivileged circumstances, 800 orphans, 6,200 children with disabilities, and 2,200 children affected by Agent Orange/dioxin.

Over the past 18 years, the Zhishan Foundation has provided a total of over 42 billion VND (1.88 million USD) to support children in the locality through scholarships, free lunches, health check-ups and treatment, and surgeries for children with deformities.

This year, the organisation committed to an additional 3.6 billion VND (161,200 USD) in funding for the province.-VNA