Nearly 1.6 billion to support heroic mothers and wounded soldiers

A program to give savings books to Vietnamese heroic mothers and wounded soldiers on the occasion of the 62nd anniversary of the Vietnamese Day for Wounded Soldiers and Martyrs (July 27) has received the support of 30 enterprises across the country, with a total capital of VND 1.585 billion VND.

The program, entitled “Flower in red”, was successfully first held in 2008. This year the program, which will also be organized by Communist Party of Vietnam o­nline Newspaper, Vietnam Television (VTV), and some other agencies and enterprises, o­n July 18, aims to raise capital in order to give 1,000 savings books to Vietnamese heroic mothers, wounded soldiers, heroes of the people's armed forces and disadvantaged beneficiary families across the country, with an amount of VND 3 million each.

Before the program, representatives from the organizing committee have worked with authorized agencies and enterprises to visit and give savings books to some beneficiary families in Ha Giang, Nghe An, Yen Bai, Hai Duong, Quang Ninh provinces, and Hanoi. The program will be broadcast live o­n national television.