Thaiwan Helps India

 SMTV Desk 2018-12-22 15:26:33  Thaiwan, India, NGO, 30 lakhs
Thaiwan Helps India

New Delhi, December 22: The East Asian nation on Friday donated Rs 29.79 lakh to Indian Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s child help NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) on the view of special gesture that Taiwan initiated in 2015.

In this regard, Special Representative of Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre in India (TECC) Tien Chung-kwang handed over the cheque to Sumedha Kailash of BBA at a special ceremony here.

Satyarthi was also present at Friday’s ceremony.The latest donation, equivalent to around $42,350, is the third from Taiwan to BBA in recent years.

During Kailash Satyarthi’s first visit to Taiwan in 2015, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced a $50,000 donation to BBA.

The second donation of $45,000 was provided in 2016 and had been fully executed in the first half of the year.

Tien said the nearly Rs 30-lakh from Taiwan will be used for purchasing food and clothes, providing medical and transport support, and covering cost of informal education, sports and entertainment activities for the children staying in the Ashram in the coming months.