Over VND6.8 bil to support poor people

Party Committee, People’s Committee and the Fatherland Front Committee in Phu Nhuan District yesterday organized walking program named “Dong hanh vi nguoi ngheo” (Accompanying with the poor) for fundraising.

The event took place in Rach Mieu residential quarter with the participation of Ho Chi Minh City Party Chief Dinh La Thang, Deputy Secretary of Party Committee and 4,000 former leaders and leaders of Phu Nhuan District, enterprises, employees and local inhabitants. 

The annual event was held with the aim to encourage enterprises and individuals to support disadvantaged people in the district.

At the opening ceremony, the organizer received VND6.8 billion (US$299,164).

Participants walked through 3.2 km roads including Hoa Phuong, Truong Sa, Phan Dinh Phung, Phan Dang Luu, Phan Xich Long.

By Thai Phuong - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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