Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Visiting Birla Orphanage, Hanoi Dated 28 Nov 2009

Nov 28, 2009 - Lions Club of Kuala Lumpur North has organized an International Charity project - Visiting Birla Orphanage Home in No.4, Doan Ke Thien Street, Mai Dich Ward, Cau Giay District, Hanoi today, 28 Nov (Sat) from 8.45am to 11.20am. Delegates consist of President Tan Teoh, PDG Raymond Tang, OC Ln Ken Jern, Ln Kok Wee Tian, Ln Pun E Ken, Ln Teoh Kah Yew, PP Simon Soh, Ln Dato' Robert Lim, Ln Gina Kuek, and Leo Hai Anh, together with Professor Do, ISVNU Youth Union Students (22 members) and a group of Malaysian & Vietnamese friends in Hanoi visited the orphanage.

A total of US$1,544.77 was raised for the home contributed by our club, our club members, Leo Club of KL Unity, Buddhist Association in Puchong and Professor Do. The donation was used to buy 98 sets of winter clothing, rice, cooking oil, seasoning powder, and Chinese New Year Money for the orphans. Besides that, some members also donated color pencils, mechanical pens and some cash on the day of visit as well. During the visit, we spent some times with the orphans having some activities like playing games, singing songs and dancing with them, and visiting their quarters. The following are some photos taken during the project:

OC Ln Ken Jern has prepared full report and project accounts and he will share with the members at our coming business meeting this Thursday, 3 Dec 2009. The project was carried out well and successful. Hereby, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the OC Ln Ken Jern, all the donors, delegates and working committee to make this project a success. 98 orphans of Birla Orphanage, Hanoi have benefited from this meaningful initiative. Thank you and Job's well done.

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