Social Affairs

A kich-off workshop for project design for climate change adaptation in the Mekong Delta

An international workshop named “Kick-off Workshop for Project Design Adaptation in the Mekong Delta”, was held in Ben Tre on March 20, 2013, at the opening of a working tour by the experts from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Ben Tre for reality check for a new project design.

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Ba Tri District launching project to serve children

The Youth Union of Ba Tri District has launched the children-serving project to “give 2,700 Full Moon lanterns and candle” to children and teenagers of poor familiesin rural and remote areas. Each piece of the lantern and candle is worth 9,000 Vietnamese dongs.

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Ben Tre: Meetings for World AIDS Day in some districts

Thousands of people, including office workers, Youth Union members, students and others attended large gartherings yesterday, June 26, in central towns of two separate districts of Ben Tre province. The meetings were organized by local authorities in charge of HIV/AIDS fighting of Cho Lach and Mo Cay Nam districts.

South Korea’s Global Vision on gifts giving in Ben Tre

On September 15, 2011, the South Korean charitable organization Global Vision came to Ben Tre and collaborated with the province’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (DOLISA) to give 1,663 rations of charitable gift to poor people in Thanh Phu District. The total value for the gift giving was 1 million Vietnamese dongs. The gift giving event were attended by Mr Ngu Van Hoa – Vice Director of the Ben Tre DOLISA, and Mr Cho Myung Choel as a South Korean Global Vision representative.

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Thanh Hien

Binh Dai pushes on the movement of rural roads construction

In the past years, thanks to funding sources from the Central Government as well as provincial and district budgets, Binh Dai District was moving forward well with rural road development. The district has successfully finished a lot of road projects, producing good results to satisfy people’s travelling and goods transportation, thus contributing to the district economic development.

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Tuyet Mai

Career training for Ben Tre women is enhanced

In 2010, Ben Tre Women Association Center for Career Training opened several courses of job training and handing out primary professional certificate to 415 female labourers under trainging, who are unemployed and living in the rural areas, especially in the economically transforming areas. The overall funding for the project is estimated at VND600 million.

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Cam Truc

Project Health Inc returned to Ben Tre for charitable eye surgery

From November 1 to 4, 2010, a charitable delegation of 21 medical and surgical doctors and health workers from the US-based Project Health Inc came to Ben Tre to carry out free eye surgery for poor patients from the province.

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An Chau

Ben Tre plans to train Korean language for labourer to work in South Korea

In an act to implement a directive document from the Ministry of Labours, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) at the Document No 3119/LĐTBXH-TTLĐNN dated September 10, 2010 addressing the issue of training Korean language for Vietnamese labourers to work in South Korea.
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Tuyet Anh

239 scholarships sponsored by Terre des Hommes Germany given to poor and disabled children

Ben Tre Women Association held ceremony on August 29, 2009, to hand out scholarships to school-children who are disabled and in extreme hardship. A total of 239 scholarships, which were sponsored by Terre des Hommes Germany, a member of the Terre des Hommes International Federation, were given for the school year of 2009-2010 in Binh Dai, Chau Thanh Districts and Ben Tre City.

Scholarships given to heart-operated and poor pupils

On August 15, 2009, in one of the activities at the start of the new school year of 2009-2010, Ben Tre's Society for Aiding Poor Patients and Disabled People organized an occasion to reward 157 scholarships

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