The teenage art prodigy on Saturday donated 20 laptops and 10 scholarships to struggling upper-level students through VietSeeds, a nonprofit committed to providing equal access to the university education to all Vietnamese students.
“I feel very fortunate to have loving and caring parents who are able to provide me with an education. I want to use the money I have raised to help other students continue their education without being interrupted by them. difficulties caused by Covid -19, “the artist said.
Cat Tuong, Managing Director of VietSeeds, said, “Each year we connect with individuals and organizations to come together to sponsor hundreds of studious students under difficult circumstances. This year, due to the pandemic, many children did not receive help from sponsors. even as a new school year approaches. We greatly appreciate the support of Xeo Chu. “
Earlier this month, Chu’s painting “The Lucky Apricot Blossoms” was sold for $ 22,899 on Binance, a cryptocurrency exchange that provides a platform to trade various cryptocurrencies and NFT, units. of data stored on a digital ledger called a blockchain that certifies a digital asset to be unique.
Last month, he opened an online exhibition called Pandemic Paintings to raise funds for Covid-19 frontline workers in the current epicenter of HCMC. The artist and his parents, gallery owners in HCMC, used 2.9 billion VND collected through the exhibition to purchase ventilators and medical supplies for Saigon District 5 University Medical Hospital.