YBO - On January 10, VinGroup’s Thien Tam Fund, in collaboration with the provincial Fatherland Front and relevant units, presented 1,000 gift packages, worth 600,000 VND each, to poor households in 23 communes of Luc Yen district ahead of Tet (the traditional Lunar New Year) holiday.
Poor households in Luc Yen district receive Tet gifts from the Thien Tam Fund of Vingroup.
The move aimed to help the poor residents celebrate the traditional festival without worry. The fund will also present 1,000 gift packages to needy people in Van Chan district.
+ The standing board of the provincial Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Committee and the Secretariat of the provincial Vietnam Youth Federation chapter have coordinated with Tien Phong Newspaper, the provincial Department of Health, and Yen Binh district’s People's Committee to organize the 14th edition of the blood donation event "Red Sunday”, attracting 150 volunteering donors.
Nearly 80 blood units were collected at the event. With the message "Donating blood to save lives - Your life and mine", the programme is of great significance in the time when Yen Bai and the country at large are doubling efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 resulting in a blood shortage in many areas. The blood donation event is expected to help increase blood supply for emergencies and treatment, especially on the occasion of Tet holiday.
The event attracts 150 volunteering blood donors.
+ The Yen Bai City Labour Federation has delivered gifts to students at the Huong Giang centre for support and early intervention for children with disabilities, along with 10 gift packages, worth 500,000 VND each, to teachers at the centre. The centre is taking care of some 70 children.
Leaders of the City Labour Federation hand over give Tet gifts to teachers and students at the Huong Giang centre for support and early intervention for children with disabilities
+ Work has completed on a semi-boarding school for ethnic minority students in Nam Co, Mu Cang Chai district. The project received 5 billion VND worth of funding from Agribank Yen Bai. The three-floor school, which has nine classrooms, was constructed in 12 months.
The school has a total of 923 students, of which 762 are semi-boarding students.
Delegates cut the ribbon to inaugurate the ethnic minority school.
Yen Bai province’s learning encouragement association has opened five classes on Nom-Dao writing (ancient Vietnamese and Dao ideographic scripts).
A project on expanding the scale of rural clean water and sanitation programme with loans from the World Bank has been carried out in 21 disadvantaged provinces in the northern mountainous, Central Highlands and south central regions since 2016.
The Hanoi Police on April 29 launched a campaign to maintain security and social order during the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31), the region's biggest sport events.
The Women’s Union of Yen Bai province has launched a campaign themed "Building the family of 5 nos, 3 cleans", which means no poverty, no law violations and social evils, no domestic violence, no violation of population policy and no children who are malnourished and drop out of school; clean house, clean kitchen and clean alley.