More than VND 6 billion for Fund for Poor People

So far this year, Ben Tre Province has raised a total sum of VND 6,182,896,943 and put into the Fund for Poor People. Among the above total, a sum of VND 2,435,422,643 was raised by the provincial level authorities and organizations, another sum of VND 785,178,600 was raised by the districts, and the rest VND 2,962,796,700 was raised by the communes. The Province has used parts of this fund to build 643 humanitarian houses to donate for the poor. It has also earmarked VND 4.5 billion as poverty-eradication loans to assist poor households to hold up their familial business.

Translated by An Chau

 
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