On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Minister Nguyen Chi Dung of the Ministry of Planning & Investment launched a ceremony to announce the ministry's public service program and the Initiative " White Cane for the Vietnamese Blind" on December 5, 2019.
The event is organized by the Ministry of Planning & Investment in collaboration with the Vietnam Blind Association, the Training & Rehab Center for the Vietnamese Blind & Blind-Link. Blind-Link, the social enterprise that running Omamori Spa chain, has involved deeply in advocating and preparing for this ceremony and implementing the Initiave.
At the launching ceremony, the Minister announced that nearly 13,000 white canes donated to this Initiative. The long-term goal is to ensure all blind people in Vietnam have access to white cane for safe mobility and independence.