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Some activities of Ms. Masako in Vietnam

From October 1st to 7th, 2023, Ms. Masako Sakata, a social activist, founder of the "Seeds of Hope" Foundation and Mr. Tamaki Tachibanna, reporter for Kyodo (Japan) visited and worked with the Central Committee of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA).

At the meeting, the delegation granted 5,000 USD in scholarships under the "Seeds of Hope" Project to support the children who are AO victims to help them overcome difficulties in life. The "Seeds of Hope" Foundation has been operating in Vietnam since 2011. Up to now, the Fund has awarded scholarships to nearly 200 AO victims and donated for Orange Village with a total amount of over 3 billion VND. Each child receives a scholarship of 18 million VND during a time span of 3 years.

On this occasion, the delegation visited the Friendship Village (under the Vietnam Veterans Association); the Vietnam Center for Social Protection for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin; the family of Nguyen Thanh Tung, an AO victim, and the families of 02 students who received "Seeds of Hope" scholarships in Hoa Binh province. In the South, Ms. Masako visited AO victims Nguyen Hong Loi and Tran Thi Hoan, Hoa Binh Village (under Tu Du Hospital), the Orange Village, and a Classroom of Love in Cu Chi District...


The following are some pictures of their activities in Vietnam.

Ms.Masako granted the 5.000- USD-scholarship under Project “Seeds of Hope”to VAVA’s Central Committee to support children who are AO victims.