|Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan (centre, right) chairs a meeting of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) Sponsorship Council on December 7__Photo: VNA
Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan on December 7 emphasized that the entire political system, organizations and individuals have joined hands in childcare activities when she chaired a meeting of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) Sponsorship Council.
Xuan, who is also president of the council, said that NFVC’s activities have received attention and support from ministries, agencies, localities, and donors.
The Vice President asked the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs to provide orientations for the operation of the fund and beneficiaries to get the fund’s support so that the NFVC can continue to promote its strengths and have more new effective activities.
She asked the NFVC to coordinate with other funds, associations, and organizations at home and abroad to implement practical activities for children.
Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung said, in 2024, the NFVC will strive to mobilize VND 110 billion (USD 4.53 million) to provide assistance to 110,000 children.
As of December 5, 2023, it had mobilized over VND 77 billion and expects to raise total funds of about VND 111.56 billion this year. More than 113,800 children have received support worth nearly VND 89.7 billion since the beginning of this year.- (VNA/VLLF)