Tags: poor households

Hanoi launches Month for the Poor 2019

Hanoi launches Month for the Poor 2019

The Fund for the Poor of Hanoi received over 7.2 billion VND (309,600 USD) from organisations and individuals at a ceremony held in the capital city Hanoi on October 15 to launch the Month for the Poor.

HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020

HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020

Local authorities need to learn more about the multi-dimensional aspects of poverty and offer solutions to reduce the poverty rate in Ho Chi Minh City, Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung said at a workshop on sustainable poverty reduction held on May 22.

EVN to provide free installation service to poor households

EVN to provide free installation service to poor households

The Vietnam Electricity (EVN) will bring light to more than 16,000 poor households and policy beneficiaries’ families nationwide in December through providing them with free reparation and installation of electricity supply systems.

Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

At the end of 2017, the percentage of poor households nationwide stood at 6.7, down 1.53 percent compared to the same period the previous year, said Vice Chairman of the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Phan Van Hung on August 14.

US$31.1 bln under Prog 135 for Central, Central Highlands regions

US$31.1 bln under Prog 135 for Central, Central Highlands regions

Localities in the Central and Central Highlands regions have been allocated over VND718 trillion (nearly US$31.1 billion) under the Programme 135 in 2018, according to Nguyen Xuan Duc, head of the Department of Locality II under the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs.

Vietnamese firms support poor households in Cambodia

Vietnamese firms support poor households in Cambodia

Vietnamese enterprises operating in Cambodia have presented gift packages through the Association of Khmer-Vietnam in Cambodia to 100 poor households, including overseas Vietnamese and Cambodian families.

NA Chairwoman pays pre-Tet visit to Ha Tinh province

NA Chairwoman pays pre-Tet visit to Ha Tinh province

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on January 24 visited and presented gifts to poor households and policy beneficiaries in the central province of Ha Tinh ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet), the country’s biggest national holidays.

Front leader gives Tet gifts to poor households

Front leader gives Tet gifts to poor households

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man visited and presented gifts to poor households and welfare policy beneficiaries in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang and city of Can Tho on January 20, ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Policy dialogue seeks to support poor households in production

Policy dialogue seeks to support poor households in production

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.