Scholarships granted to poor students with good academic results (Photo: VNA)
Long An (VNA)
- A programme entitled “A Journey to Share the Love” was
launched in the Mekong Delta province of Long An on May 4.
Jointly organised by the provincial Ho Chi Minh
Communist Youth Union, the Ministry of Public Security’s Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, and the Phu
My Hung Development Limited Company, the programme targets border guards on
duty in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and also policy beneficiaries,
the poor, and poor students with good academic results in Duc Hoa, Duc Hue, Can
Giuoc, Ben Luc, Thu Thua, and Tan Tru districts.
With total capital of 2 billion VND (86,500
USD), the programme will present 230 gifts worth 500,000 VND each to policy
beneficiaries, young workers, and the elderly, grant 120 scholarships worth
500,000 VND each to local students, and give gifts worth 1 million VND each to
12 Heroic Mothers.
Twenty-five houses worth 70 million VND each
will be built and handed over to families living in extremely difficult
circumstances, while daily necessities, solar lighting, and cash totalling 35
million VND will be presented to two border stations in Duc Hue district./.