Update: 15:42 | 08/10/2018
(BGO) – The Fatherland Front’s Standing Committee in the northern province of Bac Giang on October 5 held a meeting to conclude the execution of Action Month for the Poor in 2017 and the social security programme in 2018 as well as launch the plan of Action Month for the Poor 2018.
Since October 2017 till the end of September 30, 2018, over 63 billion VND (2.7 million USD) was donated to the Fun for the Poor and social security programme; hence presenting more than 57,400 Tet gift packages to the disadvantaged people; completing the target of gifting to 100 percent of poor households on Lunar New Year in 10 districts and city; supporting to build and repair 816 houses with a total cost of over 16 billion VND (686,000 USD).
The scene at the meeting.
Promoting the gained result, Action Month for the Poor 2018 is scheduled from October 17 till November 18 under the theme of “Elimination of temporary and dilapidated houses in 2019”.
To fulfill the target of building and repairing about 450 houses to hand over to poor households before 2019 Lunar New Year, the Fatherland Front’s Committee and member organizations have appealed for the staff, public servants, officers, members and laborers to donate cash or materials to construct the solidarity house.
In addition, the provincial Fatherland Front’s Committee has coordinated with Bac Giang Radio & Television Station to provide a live broadcast of the launching ceremony of “2018 Action Month for the Poor” on the evening of October 16 so as to widely spread and improve the efficiency of calling for the people of all strata to help needy people.