App launched to facilitate support for AO victims

Update: 08:49 | 07/10/2020

The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) launched an application on October 6 with the aim of mobilising more support to care for AO victims.

Named VAVAPlus, the app includes photos, stories and reports on AO victims as well as their information and addresses so that supporters can make donations to them.

App launched, support for AO victims, VAVAPlus, digital marketplace, domestic and foreign traders, spiritual and financial support

The VAVAPlus app is available for installation at http://vavainfo.vn.

There are also stories honouring collectives and individuals who have made contributions to helping the victims.

A digital marketplace is built on the app where AO victims and their families can post products for sale in order to create a sustainable livelihood while helping them connect with both domestic and foreign traders.

The VAVAPlus app is available for installation http://vavainfo.vn. Donations can also be sent to VAVA’s bank account number 6851111879230, Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MB), Thanh Xuan Branch, Hanoi.

Speaking at the launch ceremony, VAVA President, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Rinh called on benefactors both at home and abroad to continue showing their spiritual and financial support for AO victims via the app in order to help them overcome their difficulties and integrate well into the community.

He also expressed his hope that press agencies popularise the app to help it reach the public.

Approximately VND80 million was raised via the app by participating organisations, individuals and delegates at the event.

US delegation visits dioxin detoxification project in Da Nang
A delegation of the United States congressional staff led by Terra Lynn Sabag, Deputy Chief of Staff for US Congressman Rick Larsen, visited the location of a dioxin remediation project in Da Nang airport in the central city of the same name on April 17. 
 
Foreign aid supports heart surgeries for AO/dioxin victims
An aid from Taipei’s Rotary Club was presented to the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA)’s Ba Ria-Vung Tau province chapter on July 26.
 
Social protection centre for AO/dioxin victims upgraded
A ceremony was held on January 15 to mark the completion of a project to upgrade the Vietnam social protection centre for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims in Hanoi’s suburban district of Thach That district.
 
New centre to be built to support medical treatment for dioxin victims
The National Steering Committee for Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences plans to build a centre providing medical support for victims of toxic chemicals including dioxin during the period from 2018 to 2020. 
 
An Agent Orange victim born with a silver brush in his mouth
Le Minh Chau was born with stunted limbs that are almost non-functional, but the artist in him could not be denied. Armed with just basic art training, the 28-year-old artist who uses his mouth to paint is self-taught. Chau, subject of the Oscar-nominated "Chau, Beyond the Lines" movie, has been inspiration for many disabled people.
 

Source: NDO

 
Bình luận mới vừa được thêm vào. Click để xem
Mới nhấtHay nhấtXếp theo: