Over 500 volunteers join in ‘2014 Give Strength in Exam Season’ program

More than 500 volunteers on attending a departure ceremony themed ‘the 2014 Give Strength in Exam Season’ program was held at Vinh Nghiem Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City on June 28, aiming to support the provincial candidates to three cities including Ho Chi Minh City, Da Lat and Can Tho City for the 2014 University Entrance Examination.

Over 10,000 free accommodations and 420,840 free vegetarian meals will be supported to candidates and their relatives at more than 120 pagodas and homes in Can Tho, Da Lat and Ho Chi Minh City during the examination season, said organizers.

520 volunteers will be divided into three groups, including 330 volunteers in Can Tho city, 130 volunteers in Da Lat City and 60 volunteers in Ho Chi Minh City.

In Ho Chi Minh City, volunteers will be present at Western, Eastern Bus Station, Saigon train station to provide information about favorable rooms as well as routes to candidates.

Most volunteers are students from colleges and universities.

The ceremony was held by Central Buddhist Board.

Volunteers attend a departure ceremony of ‘the 2014 Give Strength in Exam Season’ program at Vinh Nghiem Pagoda (Photo:SGGP)

520 students take part in ‘the 2014 Give Strength in Exam Season’ program (Photo:SGGP)

By Anh Tuan – Translated by Huyen Huong

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