Luong Ngoc Tuyen, the baby’s mother, tearfully said: “Poor child, before I was born, my father passed away. Whenever I was held by a man, I kept crouching, as if looking for my father’s warmth.” . TA’s father, Quach Ngoc Tam, born in 1972, died from Covid-19 on August 6, 2021, when Tuyen was 5 months pregnant with the baby. Her husband died, gave birth by caesarean section, faced with many difficulties after the epidemic, Tuyen sometimes collapsed in grief. In recent months, her accounting job is not favorable, her income is not high, while the deposit to her children is 3 million VND/month… Therefore, she was very emotional when she received 4.5 million VND from the program. support and to buy milk for him. “I don’t know what to say other than thank you to the newspaper and readers. This gift is very meaningful to my mother and daughter on the occasion of June 1. Thank you very much”, Ms. Tuyen shared.
At the same time, PV Youth visit the family of Ms. Nguyen Ngoc Diem (42 years old) who is temporarily staying at the motel on 20th Street, Ward Binh Hung Hoa A, Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City. When we arrived, NTH was sleeping in a hammock in the corner of a 50-square-meter room that Ms. Diem rented and shared with some workers to reduce costs. She said that before the Covid-19 epidemic, her husband worked as a stainless steel welder for a household goods factory, she worked as a hired hand for a manual silkscreen printing facility. At the beginning of 2021, she was pregnant with baby NTH. “For more than ten years of marriage, my husband and I have just had a child H. so we are very happy, just look forward to the day he is born”. Near the end of August 2021, when she was 7 months pregnant, the epidemic broke out. “In the morning of August 22, 2021, feeling a bit tired, he and I went to the district hospital for examination, the results were normal. Worried about the fetus, he took me to Hung Vuong Hospital again, but the hospital sent me home because there were no signs of birth. At about 8 pm of the same day, she had a stomachache so she returned to this hospital, the next day she was born, weighing only 1.7 kg. At the same time, she discovered that both husband and wife were infected with Covid-19 “, Ms. Diem remember. After giving birth, she was taken to isolation in Thu Duc City, H. was raised in an incubator, and he was isolated at home. But just a few days later, his illness worsened, he was taken to the emergency room at District Hospital Binh Tan but did not survive.
Among more than 500 documents sent to Newspaper editorial office Youth to register to sponsor orphans due to the Covid-19 pandemic, most of which are elementary, middle or high school students. There are 341 children who have received the patronage of benefactors, especially 14 babies born during the epidemic period (11 babies born in August 2021, 2 babies born between July 2021 and 1 baby born in early September 2021, most of them died. mother when she was just born), has received the patronage of readers at home and abroad. In addition, there are currently 7 orphans (born in the 2021 epidemic) from 18-21 months old, in Ho Chi Minh City, with difficult family circumstances and need the help of readers near and far.
Then Diem’s mother and sister took H.’s grandson home, and then she overcame her illness and returned to her son’s side. Now, during the day, she washes clothes, sends her children to her biological mother at night, then washes dishes at a restaurant near the inn until late at night. “This gift is very precious and meaningful. Thank you to the newspapers and good people who have joined hands to help mothers and children and many other situations in the past time, so that no one is left alone and alone after the pandemic.” Diem said excitedly.