Latest News about orphans
Most of the 1,500 orphaned COVID-19 youngsters are living in families of freelance workers in HCM City. Without financial or spiritual assistance, the previously limited path to these children's future has become even more bleak.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs and local authorities to count the number of children who became orphans in the Covid-19 epidemic and propose policies to support them.
HCM City Chairman Phan Van Mai said the city will issue a support policy for children who have lost their parents due to Covid-19.
A child under four years old whose both parents died of the coronavirus will be granted VND900,000 a month while those over four years old will receive VND 540,000 per month,
Lo Thi Tim, from the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien, has devoted her life to SOS Children's Village, saying that she was absolutely right in choosing this humanitarian job.
On an area of 10 square metres in a narrow alley on Sai Gon riverbank is a special classroom which has operated for more than 20 years making literary dreams come true for many underprivileged children in the city.