City youth follow Uncle Ho’s advice, contribute to society

Many individuals and organizations in Ho Chi Minh City have made signal contributions to society in the last two years under a program titled “Vietnamese youth learn and follow Uncle Ho’s advice.”

Individuals and organizations are honored for contributing to a program for youth to follow Uncle Ho’s advice at a ceremony in HCMC March 5 (Photo: SGGP)

Students have done their bit teaching foreign languages to 10,000 young workers, helping build bridges and roads in rural areas, gifting computers to 1,000 poor younths, clearing Ruot Ngua and Den channels in the city, and constructing houses for 100 disadvantaged families.

Teacher Ngo Duc Toan of District 9 opened a free class to train street children in soccer.

Another teacher, Nguyen Thien Hai, who works at Anh Sang Charity House in District 3 brought dozens of street children and delinquents to the center.

Pre-school teacher Nguyen Thi Hong Que of Pre-school 5A used her own money to buy used stuff for recycling into toys to use as teaching aids.

Learning the virtue of thrift Uncle Ho advocated, workers of April 30 Leather Garment Export Joint Stock Company innovated a machine-sewing technique that helps finish products a day or two earlier.

Lieutenant Vo Minh Hai of the HCMC Immigration Department, who introduced a software to simplify administrative procedures at work, said whether they were executing a small or large task, everyone had imbibed Uncle Ho’s moral example through the program.

By Thach Thao – Translated by Hoang Yen

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