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SGGP hands over houses of gratitude in provinces

In Uncategorized on December 16, 2010 at 9:28 am

Sai Gon Giai Phong’s program “Nghia Tinh Truong Son” (Sentimental attachment for Truong Son Road) on December 10 handed over 29 houses to war invalids, martyrs’ families and the poor people that live in Thua Thien Hue and Dac Nong provinces.

SGGP has coordinated with the provincial army headquarters and the representatives from the Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) to organize ceremonies in the two provinces.

Twenty houses, worth VND30 million each, were presented to the war invalids, the martyrs’ families and the poor people from the central province of Thua Thien Hue.

The houses, which are located in A Luoi Mountains District, were constructed from August 8 to December 10.  During construction, Thua Thien Hue Province’s border guards worked over 600 days, without any salary, to help build these houses. In addition, representatives from Vietcombank have offered gifts, worth VND1 million each, to the poor people in the area.

In the Central Highlands province of Dac Nong, representatives from SGGP, the provincial army headquarters and Vietcombank handed over another nine houses, worth VND40 million each, to the war invalids, the martyrs’ families and the poor people living in Thuan Ha commune, Dac Song District and Thuan An commune, Dac Mil District. Furthermore, SGGP will hand over another eleven houses to the province during December.


Source: SGGP

SGGP supports flood victims in central province

In Uncategorized on November 24, 2010 at 8:19 am

Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper on November 23 coordinated with Binh Dinh Newspaper to offer 500 relief aid packs to flood victims in Tuy Phuoc District, the central province of Binh Dinh.

Rescue workers evacuate people from isolated area during the latest flood beginning Monday in the southern central region (Photo: SGGP)

A Sai Gon Giai Phong representative said the relief aimed to help the flood victims at Phuoc Thang, Phuoc Hoa and Phuoc Thuan stabilize their lives soon.

Binh Dinh Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Do Nguyen Hung said SGGP is the first organization to bring relief to isolated areas.

On the same day, SGGP also coordinated with H.C.P.T Co.Ltd to offer 300 relied aid packs to flood victims in Quang Trach and Tuyen Hoa, central province of Quang Binh.

Earlier, SGGP and H.C.P.T Co.Ltd offered 300 relief aid packs to 300 households at Mai Tho, An Loc and Duc Giang communes, Vu Quang District, the central province of Ha Tinh.

Source: SGGP

SGGP to build houses of gratitude in the central province of Quang Ngai

In Uncategorized on November 19, 2010 at 4:56 am

SGGP continues relief aids to flood victims

In Uncategorized on November 11, 2010 at 8:22 am

SGGP to launch urgent support for flood victims in south-central provinces

In Uncategorized on November 5, 2010 at 10:51 am

Pepsico Vietnam donates $40,000 for SGGP charity program

In Uncategorized on October 31, 2010 at 10:10 am

SGGP newspaper brings relief to Nghe An flood victims

In Uncategorized on October 24, 2010 at 11:57 am

Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper coordinated with Nghe An Province’s Red Cross to hand over VND100 million (US$5,000) in cash to flood victims in the central province of Nghe An on Saturday.

Representatives from Nghe An Province Red Cross distribute aid relief to flood victims in Hung Nguyen District. (Photo: SGGP)

The working group came to Hung Nguyen, Nam Dan and Nghe Loc, three hardest-hit districts by flood.

The districts have been submerged by floodwaters. Many hamlets have been isolated with many households facing hunger.

SGGP staff witnessed two blind men living in flooded homes in Huong Nguyen District.

Ho Xuan An, a blind man, has to make procedure to send his son to SOS village because his wife was died and he is not able to feed the child.

On October 22 and 23, a delegation of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee, led by Chairman Huynh Dam, visited the flood-hit provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh.

Until October 23, the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee received more than VND13 billion ($650,000) from donors nationwide and all the money has been allocated to flood-hit regions.

In addition, A VFF report said that the Fatherland Front Committee in 24 provinces and cities so far handed over more than VND22 billion ($1,100 million) to flood-affected residents in central provinces.

Vietnam Red Cross has received more than VND10 billion ($500,000) from individuals and organizations nationwide.

Source: SGGP

SGGP, doctors conduct charity health checks in city

In Uncategorized on October 14, 2010 at 2:31 pm

Saigon Giai Phong newspaper and a group of Ho Chi Minh City doctors on Sep 19 examined and gave free medications to over 1,000 residents in the city’s Binh Chanh District.

Ninety year old Nguyen Thi Hai (L) in Binh Chanh District receives examination (Photo: SGGP)

The highlight of this time charity work was that residents in communes Phong Phu, Da Phuoc and Quy Duc were examined with hi-tech medical equipments. Medical staffs from hospitals in the city including Cho Ray, People 115, and Pham Ngoc Thach University arrived early to carry machines with high care. It took them one hour to arrange all equipment in vehicles.

Hundreds of people from families prioritized under social welfare policies, war invalids and disadvantaged elderly waited for their turns to see the doctors. The charity group carried out examination in class rooms in Nguyen Van Tran pre-school.

It took one day to cover medical check-up and issued free drugs to nearly 1,000 people, bone density tests to 450 patients, as well as checked cervical cancer to 150 women. The group also gave nearly 200 bags of essential medications to Da Phuoc commune’ Medical Center. 

Tran Trong Tuan, chairman of district Binh Chanh, said three poor communes devoted many martyrs and hero mothers to the country’s war, adding that communes have grown rapidly thanks to the government’s care but they are still poor compared to other areas.

Tuan applauded the newspaper and group of doctors have conducted charity examination and treatment to residents there.

Source: SGGP

SGGP Newspaper gives relief aids to central flood victims

In Uncategorized on October 13, 2010 at 7:46 am

Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper has cooperated with the central province of Quang Binh’s Red Cross to provide instant noodles and mineral water for flood-hit victims on isolated islets in Gianh River on October 7.

A grandmother and her grandchild on Minh Ha islet eat instant noodles after being hungry for several days.

The areas including Con Nam, Tan Dinh, Minh Ha and Dong Thanh were the most heavily damaged places in the province. More than 3,200 residents have been hungry and cold for four days.

After launching the program “For the central flood victims” on October 5, the newspaper has received VND300 million (US$15,000) from the Sai Gon Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SCB), VND100 million from Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) and 2 tons or rice from HCM City Food Company.

Until the evening of October 7, the Ho Chi Minh City Relief Agency has received more than VND3.8 billion from individuals, organizations and agencies.

48 people were dead by the floods in the central region. Among them, Ha Tinh reported 7 dead, Nghe An  5, Quang Binh 33, and Quang Tri 3. 18 people are still missing and 19 were injured, according to the statistics on October 7.

All passengers who were stuck at the train stations were cleared by 12 pm on the same day.
The Vietnam Railway reopens all Thong Nhat ( from Hanoi to HCM city ) trains on October 8.

Related articles:
65 dead, missing as flood hits Central Vietnam
Quang Binh residents face serious flood
Dead, missing victims in central Vietnam continue to raise
Eight dead, missing in strong flood in central Vietnam

Source: SGGP

Vietcombank to donate $50,000 more to SGGP charity program

In Uncategorized on July 29, 2010 at 11:18 am

Vietcombank has recently decided to contribute 20 more houses of gratitude and 200 additional scholarships, a total of VND1 billion (US$50,000), as part of stage 1 of Sai Gon Giai Phong’s charity program, Nghia Tinh Truong Son (Sentimental Attachment for Truong Son Road).

Logo of program Nghia Tinh Truong Son

20 houses, worth VND30 million (US$1,500) each and 200 scholarships, worth VND2 million (US$100) each will be offered to war invalids and martyrs’ families and students, who live in Ho Chi Minh City, Quang Ngai and Long An provinces.

Earlier, Vietcombank agreed to fund 600 houses of gratitude and 1,000 scholarships, worth total of VND20 billion ($1 million), to war invalids and martyrs’ families and local students, who live along Truong Son Road, which goes through 12 provinces such as Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Quang Binh.

Vietcombank also is funding the construction of two temples to commemorate the martyr Truong Son, at a cost VND20 billion ($1 million).

Vietcombank’s branches at twelve provinces along Truong Son Road disbursed money for building houses and grating scholarships since July 15-27.

SGGP and Vietcombank will complete stage one of the program by August 15.

SGGP has also prepared a gala night to launch stage 2 of the program, which is expected get underway in December.

Source: SGGP