Herbalife Family Foundation funds VND1b to help disadvantaged children

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015 16:35

Herblife Family Foundation funds ist Casa Herblife Programme. — VNS Photo

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — The Herbalife Family Foundation has recently announced that it will fund more than VND1 billion (US$45,000) for its Casa Herbalife programme this year to help disadvantaged children.

Under the programme, the Huong Duong Orphanage in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Hau Giang and the Dong Tam Social Sponsorship Centre in the southern province of Binh Duong will each obtain a financial aid package of over VND512 million ($22,500). Huong Duong and Dong Tam received funds for the second and third time, respectively.

The money will be used to improve meals for children and ensure food hygiene and safety during processing. It will also be used to support sporting and cultural activities such as martial arts classes and libraries.

Harbalife Family Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by helping charitable organisations provide healthy nutrition to children in need. It also often supports relief efforts in response to catastrophic natural disasters around the world.

The foundation has introduced Casa Herbalife since 2005 and has supported 120 programmes in 50 countries and serves the daily nutritional needs of more than 100,000 children daily. — VNS

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