PANO – The National Fund for Vietnamese Children and the People’s Committee of Can Tho City presented 100 out of 206 scholarships, worth VND 1.2 million each, to needy primary and secondary school students in Can Tho City on August 29th.
The remaining scholarships will be handed over to needy students on the occasion of the new school year by the City’s Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs, and people’s committees of districts in the city.
On this occasion, sponsors also provide funds to upgrade 5 schools in the Mekong River Delta region.
Reportedly, since 2009, the fund granted more than 3,000 scholarships to students in Mekong River Delta provinces and disbursed money to upgrade many schools in the region. Students in Can Tho City alone were presented 821 scholarships and VND 2.2 billion to upgrade schools.
Translated by Chung Anh