French organisation raises funds for AO victims

The French organization, Orange Fleurs D’Espoir, held a concert in the French city of Choisy le Roi on January 30 to raise funds for Vietnamese Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims.

Local audiences enjoyed music performed by musician Ho Quang Hai, and singers Claude Vinh San and Marc Behin which evoked the land of Vietnam and its sufferings during the war.

Established in March 2008, Orange Fleurs D’Espoir has been active in mobilizing support for Vietnamese AO/dioxin victims.

The organization plans to sponsor a wide range of activities in the near future to raise funds, collect medical equipment and toys, and send French experts and trainees to Vietnam to provide treatment and care for child victims.

It will also host concerts, exhibitions, and seminars o­n AO/dioxin and translate documents o­n the damaging effects of the toxic chemical into English, French and Vietnamese.