Ten thousand Ngoc Linh ginseng plants provided to poor households for free

Ten thousand Ngoc Linh ginseng plants provided to poor households for free

Faced with the situation that poor farmers in Tu Mo Rong District do not have money to buy seedlings for reinvestment after their Ngoc Linh ginseng plants died, the Ngoc Linh Ginseng Joint Stock Company has decided to provide 10,000 ginseng seedlings for farmers to cultivate again.
Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Council Nguyen Van Dung speaks at the meeting.

Deputies express concern over black credit trapping poor people

The supervisory delegation of the HCMC People's Council led by Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Council Nguyen Van Dung on June 3 had a working session on monitoring the implementation of the Sustainable Poverty Reduction Program in the 2021 - 2025 period of seven organizations in the city, such as the departments of Construction, Agriculture and Rural Development, Education and Training, Industry and Trade, Health.

PM Pham Minh Chinh presents Tet gifts to war veterans in Can Tho city on January 23.

PM Pham Minh Chinh pays Tet visit to Can Tho city

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on January 23 visited people, officials and armed forces of Can Tho city in the Mekong Delta on the occasion of the lunar New Year (Tet).
President of the VFF Central Committee Tran Thanh Man (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam Fatherland Front to spend VND14 billion on Tet gifts to the needy

The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) plans to offer over 12,000 packages of Tet (Lunar New Year) gifts to poor households and welfare facilities at a total cost of over VND14 billion (US$606,519), according to Vice President of the VFF Central Committee Truong Thi Ngoc Anh.

Vegetable cultivation in HCM City’s Cu Chi district has helped reduce poverty in the area (Photo: VNA)

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.

Over $8 billion loan for poor households, top social welfare beneficiaries

Over $8 billion loan for poor households, top social welfare beneficiaries

According to the Social Policy Bank, by the end of 2018, total policy credit capital is VND194,402 billion including outstanding loan amount reaching VND187,792 billion ($8 billion) for nearly 6.7 million poor households and top social welfare beneficiaries who have asked for loans