Miss Vietnam donates entire S$58,000 Miss Universe cash prize to social causes

Amazing.

Mandy How | December 28, 2018 @ 04:47 pm

Miss Universe Vietnam H’Hen Nie has won over plenty of hearts, if not the actual Miss Universe competition.

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Besides her grace in dealing with controversies, it seems like H’Hen has much more to offer.

For social causes

For reaching the top five at the Miss Universe 2018 pageant, H’Hen was awarded US$43,000, which converts to roughly S$58,849 or 1 billion Vietnamese Dong.

H’Hen wants the money to provide scholarship funds for less privileged students and to build more libraries in rural areas.

According to a Instagram post on H’Hen’s account, she explained that her mother had taught her the money was not hard-earned, and should therefore be given to others.

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I highly appreciate the sponsors accompanying me in the community projects. Especially, when I came back from Miss Universe 2018, I could feel deeply your love. With the prize award valued at 1,000,000,000 VND from: Nam A Bank, VIFON, Unicorp, Doi Dep…. It is the highest amount of money i got so far. However, my Mom said that in case I didn’t have to earn it hard, I should give this money to others. It was wonderful things I’ve learned from my Mom ❤️ Thus, I want to spend all my prize on developing society and building community campaigns. I desire to make my promise with my beloved village, supporting poor children with scholarships, completing @roomtoread campaign to be able to build more friendly library, as well as supporting female students all over the world.
Thank you very much, all of you, from the bottom of my heart ❤️

A post shared by H'Hen Niê (@hhennie.official) on

H’Hen has previously donated S$13,666 (USD10,000) from another pageant earlier this year to similar educational causes.

Top image from @hhennie.official on Instagram 

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