The US embassy on July 25 donated 40,000 USD to the Hold the Future Centre to aid its operations assisting people with disabilities better integrate into the community.

Addressing the donation ceremony in Hanoi, Ngo Dinh Quynh, a representative from the US embassy in Vietnam emphasised that through the project, the Centre will help people with disabilities overcome difficulties and reap success in their daily lives.

The project aims to help disabled youngsters better integrate and more confidently communicate with members of the community as well as raise public awareness about the obstacles disabled and invalid youngsters face in their daily lives.

It will include a series of events, training courses on making handicrafts for sale, and art performances.

Le Minh Hien, the Centre’s director said that since its establishment in 2002, the Centre has aimed to provide youngsters with disabilities with vocational training and necessary life skills.-VNA