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Hanoi Red Cross Society supports poor, AO victims ahead of Tet

The Red Cross Society of Hanoi held a humanitarian fair in response to the campaign “Tet (Lunar New Year) for the poor and Agent Orange victims” on January 16.

Via the event, gifts were presented to over 200 locals living with disabilities and disadvantaged teachers and students in Dong Da district.

On the occasion, 21 scholarship, each worth 1.8 million VND, were granted to orphans. Twenty gifts, each valued at 1 million VND, were offered to teachers and 20 bicycles to students, together with 26 Tet packages to poor families and AO victims. Aid for repair of a Red Cross house in Dong Da district was also provided.

At the event, 200 vouchers worth over 140 million VND were distributed to visitors to exchange for goods on display.

This year, the municipal Red Cross Society and its chapters will present nearly 90,600 Tet gifts to poor, policy beneficiary families, AO and COVID-19-hit victims in the city./.