Vice President and Chairwoman of the Protection Council of Vietnam Fund for Child Protection, Nguyen Thi Doan, presented 110 scholarships worth VND 3 million each to outstanding and needy students in the northern province Ninh Binh on September 3.

Vice President Doan praised recipients’ study achievement and encouraged them to continue their efforts in the new school year.

On this occasion, the Vice President also visited and presented gifts to 100 children at Rehab Center for Children No2 for their good performances over the last year.

Vice President Doan spoke highly of Ninh Binh local authority of its children’s social care and urged relevant agencies in the province to enhance their supervision over the implementation of children’s rights.

The Vice President also offered 570 gifts to poor children in the province on the occasion of mid autumn festival.

Vice Present Doan launched two programmes in 2012, which aimed to benefit orphans, ethnic children and disadvantaged children, supporting them to continue pursuing their studies. These programmes have been implemented in 58 provinces across Vietnam.

The Vietnam Fund for Child Protection has so far received 4,000 billion VND, granting scholarships and assistances to 28 million children.-VNA