The Dona Standards Nursery School was invested by Phong Thai Group in the Xuan Loc industrial park with a total sum of US$3 million.
Covering an area of 2.4 ha, the school, equipped with modern facilities, is able to provide care for about 1,000 children.
According to representatives from Phong Thai Group, the company will pay tuition fees and insurance premium for their workers’ children and the employees will have only to pay VND430,000 per month for meals of their children.
The school will receive children from 6.30 am and return them back to their parents before 8 pm every day.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Bui Van Cuong hailed the Phong Thai Group for its initiative, saying that the facility will contribute to creating a good learning environment for workers’ children.
He called on enterprises in Dong Nai and those across the country to learn from the model, towards expanding it nationwide.
Phong Thai Group is specialising in producing leather shoes for export to the US and Europe.
In 2006, it spent US$14 million to build dormitories and kindergartens to service its workers in Trang Bom district. The nursery schools in Trang Bom and Xuan Loc districts are looking after over 2,600 children