Student assistance center organizes more supporting activities

The Student Assistance Center in Ho Chi Minh City said that it has mobilized more financial sources and find out seasonal jobs to support students in higher education institutions in the city on Tet Holiday (the Lunar New Year)

Students in central provinces are happy to return home in free buses (Photo: SGGP)

Students in central provinces are happy to return home in free buses (Photo: SGGP)

The center has connected with more than 100 companies to offer nearly 3,000 seasonal employment in the special holiday. Most seasonal jobs include shop assistants, cashiers, guards and cleaners.
Income fluctuates from VND17,000 - VND50,000 ($0.73 - $2.14) per hour or VND140,000 – VND300,000 a day up by 14 percent compared to the same period last year.
This time, the center will organize activities to take care poor student who will stay in dorms to welcome Tet holidays. Presently, its program “Chuyen xe mua xuan” (Spring bus) has had 3,000 gratis bus fares to take far-away destitute students to return home in the special holiday.
The center planned to present 2,000 gifts each worth VND700,000 to students who stay in HCMC during the longest public holidays.

By PHONG HAI - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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