President Tran Dai Quang attended the National Solidarity Festival 2017 in Tan Hung commune, Lang Giang district of the northern province of Bac Giang.
The Department of Cooperatives and Rural Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) recently held a policy dialogue in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to support poor households to develop production.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is making efforts to reduce the rate of poor households by 2.5-3 percent by 2020.
Credits provided by the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies have helped 179,100 households in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho escape from poor and near-poor status over the past 15 years, heard a conference in the city on August 1.
More than 100 new steel-frame houses were presented to low-income families in Tan Hoa commune, Tan Thanh district, southern Ba Ria – Vung Tau province on June 13 as part of the project “Vietnam POSCO Steel Village”.
Dak Glei, a poor district in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum, has got a facelift thanks to a project on poverty reduction in the region.
The northern province of Thai Nguyen will splash out VND5.1 trillion (US$224.7 million) on its sustainable poverty reduction programme.
Poor workers, households and children nationwide have received financial support to welcome the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan presented Tet gifts to poor households in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on the threshold of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival on January 17.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan visited and presented gifts to poor households and welfare policy beneficiaries in the northern mountainous province of Son La on January 14-15, ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has called on businesses, individuals and the community to join the Government in enhancing social security.
VOV.VN -On September 21, Miss Vietnam 2014 Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen presented nearly 300 gifts to poor households in Tan Chau district, Tay Ninh province.
As many as 35,000 poor households in the rural areas of five provinces will gain access to hygienic sanitation by building new latrines at their houses over the next two years, a recent conference heard.
Hanoi is attempting to reduce the rate of poverty by 1.3%, equivalent to 27,000 poor households, in 2016, with preferential policies.
The Ministry of Construction has proposed to the Government on the extension of a programme to build floodproof residential clusters and houses in areas highly vulnerable to flood in the Mekong Delta region to another period from 2016 to 2020.
A Government programme on assisting poor households in central region build flood and storm-proof houses has reached 11,253 needy families as of the end of the second quarter this year, said the housing and real estate market department under the Ministry of Construction.
Nearly half a million poor households in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Haiphong, and Can Tho will get free TV set-top boxes by June 1 as part of a digital TV development program approved by the Government.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong asked the southern province of Ben Tre to adopt short and long term plans to tackle saltwater intrusion when inspecting works against the ongoing disaster in the locality on March 17.
A Tokyo-based insurance holding firm has handed over gifts to around 5,000 needy children in Dien Bien, a mountainous province in northern Vietnam, on the occasion of Christmas and New Year.
Voluntary social insurance participants will enjoy more benefits including government subsidies of up to 30 per cent of premiums, more choices in payment terms, and no age limit on participants, said a Government resolution.