Home > Asia Pacific > South East Asia > Vietnam

Buddhist followers donate over VND 400 billion (US$ 25 mil) to charity

VNA, November 28, 2007

Hanoi, Vietnam -- Buddhist monks, nuns and followers nationwide have poured over VND 400 billion (US$ 25 mil) in humanitarian activities over the past five years, according to the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha.

The donation was channelled to aid the poor and people in remote and
disadvantaged areas through the building of close to 2,500 houses, 250
bridges and more than 1,500 water wells, and the provision of wheel chairs and financial aids.

They have also provided aid, worth US $63,800 in total, to disadvantaged people in other countries such as Indonesia, India, Myanmar, Thailand, and Sri Lanka.

Web www.buddhistchannel.tv www.buddhistnews.tv

About Us
Get Breaking Buddhist News in your Email. Free subscription.

Please help keep the Buddhist Channel going


Point your feed reader to this location
Wikipedia: Buddhism by Country
Sangha Directory
Submit an Article
Write to the Editor
Affiliation Program

      About The Channel   |   Disclaimer