Charity fund named after British cave explorer in Quang Binh

Oxalis Company has set up a charity fund after Howart Limbert who has led his team to explore caves in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh for the last 20 years.

A cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang, Quang Binh Province (Source: SGGP)

Limbert Foundation fund will grant scholarships to tourist students in Minh Hoa and Bo Trach Districts, said Nguyen Chau A, director of the Company on April 10. The students will return to work in their homeland after graduating.

The fund will also invite experts from tourist industry to open training courses in the province to improve local tourist service quality.

The company is going to extract VND 200 million (US$ 9,500) from the fund to build houses for two households in Tan Hoa Commune, Minh Hoa District and grant scholarships to ten primary students in the commune.

By Minh Phong – Translated by Hai Mien

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