Nghe An raises over VND43 billion for poor people on Tet

287 individuals and groups donated more than VND43 billion (US$1.89 million) at the fund-raising event “Lunar New Year (Tet) for the needy” held in the central province of Nghe An on January 9.

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This was the fourth year the event had taken place in Nghe An. It is also a chance to honour outstanding supporters of the poor.

Nghe An is home to 74,740 households living in poverty.

In 2016, the Vietnam Fatherland Front provincial committee in Nghe An added VND22 billion (US$968,000) to its fund for the poor. The funds were used to build and upgrade 798 houses for the disadvantaged.

VNA

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