The Vietnam Businessmen’s Club has recently held an auction of a gemstone painting entitled ‘Thoi Nay’ (Nowadays) made by the Than Chau Ngoc Viet Company which was donated to the Agent Orange victims.
The painting was bought by the Dai Hai construction and trade investment company with a price of US $9,000. This sum of money, together with the contribution of the club members, which amounted at VND 226 million in total, has been given to the Fund for Agent Orange victims.
To date, the Vietnam Dioxin Agent Orange Victims’ Association has received VND 2.6 billion and US $2,600 as donation from individuals and organisations nationwide.
Reprinted with permission from Nhan Dan Newspaper