Young WLIN Ambassador Ms. Thu Ngan has successfully held an auction gaining 100 million VND for the Child Drowning Prevention Fund in Vietnam.
On June 21st, Young WLIN (YWLIN) Ambassador Ms. Tran Thi Thu Ngan uploaded on her personal Facebook page a clip about a painting auction aiming at raising funds for a Child Drowning Prevention program in Vietnam. After 48 hours of auctioning, the ambassador has grossed up an amount of 100 million VND for the fund.
Tran Thi Thu Ngan is an overseas student at S.H.M.S in Switzerland. Appreciated by her outstanding performance in studies and dedication in social activities, Ms. Thu Ngan was honored to be appointed as an ambassador for YWLIN and Child Drowning Prevention Fund in Vietnam. Included in the agenda of the fund’s activities, Ngan started the auction of a painting embodying Vietnam’s beautiful scenery, by announcing a video clip of the auction on her Facebook page.
Within 48 hours, the auction had drawn plenty of attention from society, gained many shares, likes and comments on social network. Empathy and understanding the meaning of advocacy programs brought by Thu Ngan, there were so many compassionate hearts who participated in the auction and called for shares on social network. This auction event witnessed plenty of participation of many Maecenas wanting to contribute to the auction. Beginning at the bottom price at 10 million VND, the painting was won by a businesswoman in Ho Chi Minh City with a price 10 times higher than the start – 100 million VND. Besides that, the enthusiasm of entrepreneurs to the event shows their high senses of social responsibility, which is a good sign for social wellbeing.
Ms YWLIN Ambassador Thu Ngan was committed to directly sending all the money to Child Drowning Prevention Fund. She hopes that through this event, the Child Drowning Prevention Fund can catch more of society’s attention and awareness, gaining more advocacy and support to children in Vietnam for training, practicing and being provided adequate knowledge of swimming.. Along with activities of the Child Drowning Prevention Fund, Thu Ngan shares that she will continue to participate in more volunteer events and social works in the near future.