Country for PR: Hong Kong
Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (Hong Kong)
Friday, July 31 2020 - 11:00
OCB Life Supports the 10-day, 2,600km "Trans-Vietnam Charity Run" to Bring Life-changing Smiles for Children
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiNet/ --

OCB Life has supported VND 900 million (equivalent to USD 38,800) to the 
"Trans-Vietnam Charity Run" organized by Operations Smile Vietnam and Vietnam 

Operation Smile, a nonprofit organization, has provided over 220,000 free 
surgeries for children born with cleft lips and cleft palates in over 60 
countries. In collaboration with Operation Smile Vietnam, a group of 10 
athletes from Vietnam Ekiden team have successfully completed a grueling 10-day 
"Trans-Vietnam Charity Run" to raise fund to help bring life-changing smiles 
for unfortunate Vietnamese children with facial deformities.

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The "Trans-Vietnam Charity Run" raised VND 1.035 billion, of which OCB Life 
contributed VND 900 million, which will be utilized to fund 100 surgeries for 
children born with cleft lip or cleft palate. 

The charity run started on June 10, 2020 at Lang Son border in northern 
Vietnam, and was completed on June 20, 2020 at Ca Mau Cape, the southern tip of 
mainland Vietnam, after nearly 250 hours and covering a total distance of more 
than 2,600km. Notable runners include Nong Van Chuyen – a runner from the 
mountainous region, and Pham Tien San – a silver-medalist at SEA Games 2017.

"At OCB Life, we want to improve the quality of life in the community. The 
opportunity to partner with Operation Smile Vietnam to bring life-changing 
smiles for children through this charity run is really meaningful. Moreover, 
the charity run's theme of 'Changing A Life Everyday' aligns with the 'Change 
My Life' slogan of OCB Life," said James Franco, Senior Consultant at OCB Life.

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Ceremony after the Trans-Vietnam Charity Run.

About OCB Life Pte Ltd.

OCB Life Pte Ltd is a Singapore-based technology company powered by blockchain 
3.0 technology. The company has developed a new-generation OCB Wallet that is 
integrated with a debit card. OCB Life is also developing a number of 
innovative applications across multiple sectors, in electronic payments, 
services, heathcare and wellness, real estate, finance and investments, media, 
and technology – to help users "Change My Life".


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   Caption: Vietnam Ekiden team completing the 10-day “Trans-Vietnam Run” at Ca 
Mau Cape at 11:00hr on June 20, 2020.