Residents,firms contribute $228,774 to gratitude fund in Cu Chi Dist.

People’s Council, People’s Committee and the Vietnam Fatherland Front in Cu Chi District yesterday organized a musical performance as part of activities to mark the 70th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs' Day and to raise fund.
 

A representative of Cu Chi goverment presents flower to fund contributors at the event (Photo: SGGP)

A representative of Cu Chi goverment presents flower to fund contributors at the event (Photo: SGGP)

The fundraising aims to take care of poor social welfare brackets and revolutionary contributors. The event received VND5.2 billion ($228,774) along with items from locals, benefactors and businesspersons for the gratitude fund.
Deputy Chairwoman of Cu Chi People’s Committee Pham Thi Thanh Hien said that the contribution is to build new houses and support needy revolutionary contributors in the wartime.
In the month, the District also launched a campaign to encourage party members, state employees and laborers to do good deed as a tribute to martyrs and these families serving in the country’s revolution.
Cu Chi District has 20,500 families serving in the country’s revolution and over 8,000 social welfare beneficiaries including 2,048 Vietnamese Heroic mothers, over 2,000 wounded soldiers.

Though the government takes heed to caring these families, 124 families of revolutionary contributors have economic condition in the poverty line.
The district administrators strive to raise economic condition of families of martyrs, wounded soldiers and contributors.

By VIET DUNG – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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