(HBO) – Bui Thi Thom from a poor household in Sao Bay commune, Kim Boi district, is very happy with her new house that was built with support from the district’s Fatherland Front, local authorities, her relatives, and neighbours.
Representatives from Kim Boi district’s
Fatherland Front hand out a charity house for a poor household in Sao Bay
Nguyen Ngoc Thuy, head
of the district’s Mass Mobilisation Committee and chairwoman of its Fatherland
Front, said that all the 12 charity houses including Thom’s were handed out
within the last month so that beneficiaries can stablise their lives to
celebrate the Lunar New Year (Tet).
In 2022, the district
implemented measures for poverty reduction. Nearly 85,500 people including over
74,400 from ethnic groups, about 1,700 from poor households, and 3,415 from
near-poor households received financial support to get health insurance cards
or have the cards re-issued or extended.
The Bank of Social
Policies offered preferential loans to 813 poor and 487 near-poor households.
More than 700 households received preferential loans under the clean water and
hygiene programme, 374 under a job creation programme, four under a labour
export programme, and 645 under a programme for businesses and producers in
In 2022, about 6,720
households were supported to pay electricity bills. The district’s Education
and Training Office supported nearly 26,500 students to cover tuition fees. Its
Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Office made payment to 213 students at
non-State vocational schools and colleges who are eligible for a tuition fee
exemption or reduction.
About 6,720 poor
households were given support to celebrate the Lunar New Year festival.
Fatherland Front also effectively implemented projects and programmes to help
local people diversify their livelihood and access job training.
In October last year,
the district opened seven mobile job transaction floors to provide labour
market information and attract employers and job seekers to join.
Dinh Thanh Tung, Vice
Chairman of the District People's Committee, said that with joint efforts at
all levels and sectors in poverty reduction, Kim Boi district has achieved and
exceeded the targets in 2022.
Out of a total of
28,020 households in the district, 5,137 households are poor, accounting for
18.33%, a decrease of 1,583 households or 5.7% compared to 2021, reaching
143.9% of the plan.
The number of
near-poor households is 3,555, 623 less than last year./.
(HBO) – The "All people unite to build the cultural life” movement has been effectively implemented in connection with other movements, contributing to promoting socio-economic development and new-style rural area building in HoaBinh province.
(HBO) - In 2022, Hoa Binh province had 720 workers recruited to work abroad, 240% higher than the yearly plan. However, according to the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, this result is unsustainable, and the number of local labourers working abroad is still low compared to the national average. At the same time, the recruitment of workers for enterprises and labour export is facing several difficulties.
(HBO) - According to the Management Board of Hoa Binh province’s Fund for the Poor, in 2022, organisations and individuals from inside and outside the province donated a total of 33.3 billion VND (1.41 million USD) to the fund. Of the total, the fund at the provincial level received 24.88 billion VND, while those at the district level received 5.4 billion VND, and 3 billion VND was donated to those at the commune level. In addition, 12.15 billion VND was transferred from 2021, bringing the total capital of the fund to 45.45 billion VND in 2022.
(HBO) - Promoting the spirit of mutual love and affection, "the leaves protect the tattered ones” the Red Cross of Tan Lac district has promoted the core role and bridge in the activities of the Red Cross in the humanitarian and charitable activities over the past time. In which, the Unions at all levels have called for the cooperation and contribution of the organizations, the benefactors, the sponsors and the people to participate in helping the poor, the vulnerable people and the disadvantaged people..., which has been contributing to the implementation of the social security policies in the locality.
(HBO) - Aide et Action Vietnam, in collaboration with the Northwest Cooperation and Development Centre (NWD) and local partners, on March 14 organised a workshop to share outcomes and experience drawn from the project "Increasing access to livelihood opportunities for ethnic minority young people through the promotion of career development entrepreneurship initiatives", which is funded by the European Union.
(HBO) - On February 26, in Lam Son commune (Luong Son), the Provincial Youth Communist Union held a ceremony to launch the year of the digital transformation of the activities.