Poor households eligible for preferential loans for abroad work

Poor households eligible for preferential loans for abroad work

Households below the national poverty line in Ho Chi Minh City who register to work abroad are eligible for preferential loans, said Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Labor, Invalid and Social Affairs Tran Ngoc Son.
US$ 124 million loans given to the poor for 15 years

US$ 124 million loans given to the poor for 15 years

The Social Policy Bank which is set up for helping the disadvantaged has provided finance support worth nearly VND2,830 billion ($124.5 million) to the poor so far, reported the bank yesterday.
Farmers are working in a cooperative in Lam Dong Province (PHoto: SGGP)

Cooperatives facilitated to access to preferential loans

Some 35.7 percent of the cooperatives in the South Central Coastal and the Highlands region contributed greatly to the local economic growth, said participants at a meeting on July 7 in Da Lat Town held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to review the implementation of Cooperative Law from 2012.