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Japanese Volunteers Group donates wheelchairs to handicapped

Update: November, 18/2015 - 17:52
Representative of Japanese non-government organisation Volunteers Group and Viet Nam Red Cross hand over wheelchairs to the handicapped in Thai Binh Province. — Photo

THAI BINH (VNS) — Dozens of wheelchairs, donated by the Japanese Volunteers Group, were handed to disabled people in northern Thai Binh province this morning.

At the handover ceremony this morning, the first of the 30 out of over 150 wheelchairs were granted to disabled people in Dong Hung District by the group and Viet Nam Red Cross.

The envoy of the Japanese embassy in Viet Nam said he highly appreciated the activities of the group in the past, and hoped that difficulties in the life of the disabled people in Viet Nam would be improved, thanks to the help from the group.

The group has granted more than 600 wheelchairs to the handicapped in a few provinces across the country.

Volunteers Group is a non-government organisation of Japan which has sent wheelchairs to overseas children in over 20 countries. — VNS

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