Mr. Dinh Van Tuyen, Director of the Vietnam Friendship Village reported the main work of the Village: The Village usually cares for 65 veterans and youth volunteers who were exposed to Agent Orange/Dioxin and takes care of 120 children who were contaminated with Agent Orange/Dioxin from their parents, grandparents to help them to reintegrate into their communities. Since its beginning to now, the Friendship Village has cared for more than 6000 veterans and over 600 children. The Deputy Minister acknowledged highly appreciated the humanitarian work that leaders and employees are helping the disabled children and encouraged the Village to bring into play the a achievement points and overcome every difficulty to do better the work of care, medical treatment and education for the children.
The Deputy Minister presented gifts to children and directly visited the special education, the living skill and the job – training classes. She thoughtfully asked after teachers and shared the great work that teacher are doing for the children, she also encouraged children to make their special efforts to overcome the complex of disease and disabilities and study well in order to have the better lives. She wished all the children to have the warm and joyful Mid – Autumn Festival.
On behalf of the Vietnam Friendship Village, Director Dinh Van Tuyen promised that the Village will continue to bring into play the gained achievements, work well the care and education for the children in order to return more children to reintegrate into their family and communities.
October 18, 2016
Vietnam Friendship Village