01/05/2016 11:39 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

US foundation builds care centre for needy children in Da Nang

Da Nang, April 30 (VNA) – The US-based Half the Sky Foundation will sponsor more than 3.4 million USD to build the OneSky care centre and kindergarten in the central city of Da Nang.

The foundation and the municipal Department of Education and Training signed an agreement concerning the funding on April 30.

OneSky will cover 3,000 square metres in the Hoa Khanh industrial park and its construction will take place between 2016 and 2019.

It aims to provide disadvantaged children residing in the industrial site with safe and comprehensive learning environment. It is the first of its kind piloted in Vietnam.

Half the Sky Foundation is a non-governmental organisation dedicating to enriching lives of needy children through its programmes offered at care centres and kindergartens.