first One Saturday morning in March 2022, a reader called the newspaper’s editorial office Youthsaid that he had just read an article about a pitiful circumstances in the newspaper, should collect some money to bring to the editorial office to help.
The tragic case is Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Vy (38 years old), from Phuoc Loc commune, H. Tuy Phuoc, Binh Dinh; currently residing in Dong Da Ward, Quy Nhon City. Due to poverty, Mr. Vy and his wife sent 3 children to their grandparents in the countryside and then went to Quy Nhon to rent a house to find a job. Mr. Vy applied for a job as a woodworking worker, and his wife (Ms. Pham Thi Phuong Thanh) did not have a stable job.
The Covid-19 epidemic raged, like many other difficult situations, Vy and his wife had to run to eat every meal. In that miserable situation, Mr. Vy suddenly fell seriously ill. Binh Dinh Provincial General Hospital diagnosed Mr. Vy with a blood clot in his heart. After that, the disease changed seriously, Mr. Vy was transferred to Cho Ray Hospital (HCMC) for further treatment. Here, because the disease was too severe, the doctors ordered surgery and asked the patient’s family to advance 500 million VND.
Holding an advance request form from the hospital, Ms. Thanh collapsed, because the amount was too large, she could not and did not know where to find it. Mr. Vy’s life is like a curtain hanging a bell. To call for the community’s help, to help Mr. Vy overcome the situation fatal diseaseNewspaper Youth He told his story in the newspaper.
Returning to the phone call of the reader mentioned above, after finishing the call, from Binh Duong, the reader immediately ran to Ho Chi Minh City, to the newspaper editorial office. Youth to send money to support Mr. Vy.
That is Mr. Pham Hoang Tuan, the representative of the children of Mr. Pham Cong Tam, living in Lai Thieu Ward, Thuan An City, Binh Duong. Looking at his lazy figure, thought that he sent at most 5-7 million VND to help Mr. Vy (and that was also very precious), who would have thought that Mr. Tuan pulled out a bag of money… 100 million VND, and said a lot. simply saying: “We brothers are not much help, only this little thanks to the newspaper Youth move to Mr. Vy, share part of the treatment costs, hope he soon overcomes his illness and becomes a healthy person to take care of his children.”
The person who received the money was so surprised and touched by Mr. Tuan’s gesture that he called me. The brothers were silent for a moment, then I called the author of the article, a collaborator. The author was also silent because of the emotion, so we decided to call and notify Ms. Thanh. Thanh burst into tears!
She cried but we were happy, life is still beautiful because of great hearts like Mr. Tuan, thanks to which Mr. Vy has more opportunities to overcome the illness.
2 A year ago, her husband was seriously ill, had to sell all his belongings in order to get treatment but still could not survive, Ms. Mai Thi Tuyen (43 years old, in Chanh Thang village, Cat Thanh commune, Phu Cat district, Binh Dinh) became empty-handed with 3 young children, of which the youngest was only 7 years old.
The pain and stress were so great that Tuyen fell ill continuously, culminating in a ruptured cerebral blood vessel. Thinking that was the end of misfortune, last year’s rainy season, the mountain behind her house collapsed, mud buried almost the whole village, including Ms. Tuyen’s house.
The future of mother and daughter is a bleak black color.
Newspaper Youth Tuyen shared her story in the newspaper and after only one week, readers everywhere had collected over 107 million VND to help her cure her illness. Right on the occasion of International Women’s Day March 8, 2023, as a practical gift to the unfortunate woman, Newspaper Youth gave the above amount to Ms. Tuyen.
3 On February 14, 2023, the car carried many people from Quang Ngai to Da Nang healthcare was in a traffic accident in Quang Nam, resulting in 10 deaths and 11 injuries. Immediately after Newspaper Youth Reflecting on the accident and the difficult circumstances of some victims, nun Thich Nu Tam Nguyet, abbot of Pho Hien pagoda (Van Hanh hamlet, Phu My ward, Phu My town, Ba Ria-Vung Tau) and a Buddhist, through Newspaper Youth, immediately sent 50 million VND to some poor victims. After that, readers everywhere also contributed tens of millions more.
In times of tribulation, the camaraderie is deeper than ever.
4 Not only the above cases, but also many difficult situations due to natural disasters and diseases after reporting Youth reflections, are supported by readers across the country. According to statistics from 2010 up to now, from the money supported by readers everywhere, on average each year Newspaper Youth awarded 2 billion VND to difficult situations due to diseases and natural disasters in the provinces of Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Kon Tum, Gia Lai and Phu Yen. Thereby, it has contributed to helping people overcome the consequences of natural disasters and diseases, overcome immediate difficulties, and stabilize their lives.
Mr. Tran Dinh Ky, Vice President and General Secretary of the Association for Sponsoring Poor Patients in Binh Dinh Province, said: “Many difficult cases due to illness in Binh Dinh have asked readers to read the Newspaper. Youth Let’s join hands to overcome the difficult situation. It is thanks to Newspaper Youth accurately and promptly reflected those unfortunate circumstances, touched people’s hearts, and created sympathy for a large number of readers.
And Mr. Ha Van Cat, Chairman of the Red Cross Association of Binh Dinh province, shared: “Difficult cases and diseases are reported to the public. Youth Call for help, are supported very promptly. It is a great source of encouragement for unfortunate circumstances.”
At the beginning of 2023, the Chairman of Binh Dinh Provincial People’s Committee presented a certificate of merit to the representative office of the Newspaper Youth in the Central Central – North Central Highlands region because of its achievements in calling readers to support funding for poor patients for medical treatment in Binh Dinh province in the period of 2018 – 2022. During this time, Van Newspaper representative office Youth The Central Central – North Central Highlands region has actively called on readers to donate more than 6 billion VND to support poor patients and people affected by natural disasters and floods in Binh Dinh.