The US Aid to Children Without Parents (ACWP) has donated the central province of Thua Thien-Hue with 547.7 million VND (27,400 USD) to implement a project on helping provincial needy children.

The project, named “Supporting orphans and disadvantaged children”, will be implemented in three districts of Huong Tra, Phu Vang and Quang Dien.

The project will fund charity health checks and treatments as well as free operations for disabled children, the building of classrooms as well as grant scholarships for 109 poor pupils.

Families of disabled children will be helped to start cow breeding to help improve their living conditions.

The project will run till the end of 2011./.