Dantri's charity programme to celebrate at 20th-anniversary gala event
  • By Huong Hong | | April 04, 2024 01:01 PM
Dantri/Dtinews Newspaper will hold a gala event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its charity programme.

Former Editor-in-Chief of Dantri Newspaper, Pham Huy Hoan, launches the charity programme in 2004. Photo by Tien Thanh.

The charity gala event to be held on April 11 in Hanoi, will look back at the newspaper's charitable activities over the past 20 years, honour the individuals and organisations who contributed to the programme and reveal more about its coming work.

Editor-in-Chief of Dantri Newspaper, Pham Tuan Anh, presents 1,000 health insurance cards to students in Can Tho City during the 2022 - 2023 School Year. Photo by Huu Khoa.

The event will also honour reporters who have shared the stories of hardship and support of those in need.

Dantri's charity programme was launched in December 2004 by the newspaper's former editor-in-chief Pham Huy Hoan. The programme has proved popular with local authorities and the public.

Editor-in-Chief of Dantri Newspaper, Pham Tuan Anh, presents scholarships to students at the opening ceremony for a primary school in Na Phung Village, Tan Tien Commune, Bao Yen District, Lao Cai Province. Photo by Huu Nghi.

More than 5,100 disadvantaged people have benefited from financial support after the newspaper shared their stories. Between VND50-60 billion have been donated annually.

126 construction works including 48 classrooms, 28 bridges, and 50 houses in poor and remote areas have been built over the past two decades.

The opening ceremony for a Dantri Bridge in Pooi Village, Minh Quang Commune, Lam Binh District, Tuyen Quang Province. Photo by Quan Do. 

The newspaper also organised 10 events to support patients and doctors during the Covid-19 pandemic.

In addition to its usual charity activities, the newspaper will help school students practice basketball and build new houses for disadvantaged people.

The newspaper plans to build 100 houses for poor people nationwide between 2024-2025.

An art auction will raise funds for the programme at the event. Artists participating in the auction will include Hung Ro (Nguyen Manh Hung), Khong Do Duy, Chu Viet Cuong, Nguyen The Hung, and Nguyen Minh (Minh Pho).

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