The Sai Gon Giai Phong’s charity program ‘Nghia Tinh Truong Son’ (Sentimental attachment for Truong Son Road) on January 12 handed over 50 gratitude houses to war invalids, martyrs’ families and the poor people that live in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai.
|A representative from Sai Gon Giai Phong (R) hands over gratitude houses and television sets to residents from the Duc Co District, Gia Lai Province on January 12. (Photo:SGGP)|
SGGP has coordinated with provincial army headquarters and representatives from Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) to organize the ceremony.
Fifty houses, each worth VND30 million (US$1,500), were presented to war invalids, martyrs’ families and the poor people from Duc Co, Ia Grai and Chu Prong border Districts.
Furthermore, SGGP has offered 100 scholarships to ethnic minority children and beneficiary families, with a total cost of VND200 million (US$10,000), donated by Vietcombank.
In addition, SGGP also offered a dispensary, worth VND1 billion ($50,000), which is financed by PepsiCo VN.
Speaking at the ceremony, Mang Dung, deputy chairperson of the Gia Lai People’s Committee, said that he appreciates the social meaning provide by the SGGP’s charity program.
Mr. Mang Dung said, the program has deep political meanings, because it helps ethnic groups from remote lying areas overcome their difficulties.
Tran Van Triet, deputy general director of Vietcombank – Gia Lai branch said Vietcombank will continue to cooperate with SGGP in implementing the charity program.
On the same day, a representative from SGCP handed over two gratitude houses and two television sets to the families of Ro Lan Bel and Dao Thi Hong, who are from the Duc Co District.