FNGOs honoured by the city People’s Committee and Union of Friendship Organizations (Photo: thanhuytphcm.vn)

The figures were announced during an annual meeting with FNGOs held by the FNGOs working group on June 7th.

According to the city Union of Friendship Organizations, there are 160 FNGOs licensed in the city, including 67 from America, 61 from Europe, 30 from Asia – Pacific region and 2 from Africa.

The assistance projects focus on healthcare, scientific research in healthcare, education, training, child care, disabled and disadvantaged people.

Additionally, the city Union of Friendship Organizations has encouraged FNGOs to donate VND1.2 billion to give Tet presents to 1,824 poor people and 605 mid-Autumn presents to disadvantaged children.

“FNGOs’ assistance projects and programs have helped support the lives of communities, increase understanding and solidarity, as well as friendship between the city’s residents and peoples around the world,” said Huynh Minh Thien, President of the city Union of Friendship Organizations./.

Compiled by BTA