HCM City voluntary youth enjoys “Pink holiday” in Laos and Cambodia

The 9th voluntary campaign titled “Pink holiday,” which began July 29 and will run until August 11 in Laos and Cambodia, has attracted more than 100 young people including students, doctors and workers of Ho Chi Minh City.

The youth volunteer delegation provided free medicine and medical examination and treatment to the poor people in Sanamxay District of Attapeu Province  (Photo: Sggp)

In Attapeu Province of Laos, the youth volunteer delegation offered 10 computers to the provincial youth union; 200 gifts to disadvantaged students; 2,100 gifts and provided free medicine and medical examination and treatment to the poor people in Sanxay, Saxettha, Phuvong and Sanamxay districts.

The delegation also built two houses worth VND30 million (US$1,500), for the poorest families in Sanxay District.

Volunteers gave 1,400 gifts and provided free medicine, medical examinations and treatment to people in Dak Chung and Laman districts of Sekong Province.

300 poor students and 1,500 people in Paksong, Pathumphon and Muong Khoong districts of Champasak Province received gifts, free medicine, medical examinations and treatment.

The volunteers also cooperated with their comrades of the “Green Summer Campaign” to build two houses for families in Pathumphon District.

The youth volunteer delegation shared their knowledge of cultivating rubber, rice, vegetables; opened computer classes, built fresh water supply systems, and provided safety instructions on the use of electricity to the people in provinces.

The delegation left Laos on August 8, to continue their voluntary activities in Rattana Kiri and Kongpong Cham of Cambodia.

By Musician Nguyen Van Hien – Translated by Kim Khanh

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