HCMC to collect VND13 billion for poor farmers on Tet

The Ho Chi Minh City Association of Farmers on December 13 held a reviewing ceremony on the 10 years of implementation of the “Tet lam dieu hay” (Doing good things during Tet”, a charity program raising money for poor farmers on the Lunar New Year.
The organizer said that the program “Tet lam dieu hay” has collected more than VND72 billion over the past 10 years. The amount was used for building and repairing charity houses for poor farmers and social welfare policy beneficiaries, offering medicine insurance cards and savings books.
This year’s annual charity event is expected to present 2,000 gifts, 1,500 scholarships, 300 labor equipment to farmers, 100 savings books and 50 charity houses at a total capital of VND13 billion.

By THANH HAI – Translated by Kim Khanh

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