At an event in Warsaw on June 16, Trinh Thi Mui, Vice President of the forum and Chairwoman of the Vietnamese Women's Union in Germany, handed over a donation of 7,100 EUR (over 7,590 USD) to President of the Vietnamese Association in Poland Tran Anh Tuan and several members of the Vietnamese community in Poland.

At the event in Warsaw on June 16 where 7,100 EUR worth of donations from members of the Vietnamese Women's Forum in Europe handed over to support small Vietnamese traders affected by the shopping center fire (Photo: VNA)

The fundraising call was made on the morning of May 12 when members of the forum were participating in the Global Summit of Women in Madrid, Mui said.

Tuan expressed deep gratitude and pledged to ensure the entire donated amount reaches those in need.

On May 12, a fire broke out at the shopping center on Warsaw's Marywilska street. There was no casualty but almost all property was destroyed. The facility had about 1,400 stores, of which one-third were run by Vietnamese people.

Source: VNA