During the week-long campaign, which started on August 18, they will offer free health check-ups and medicines to 1,500 people in Sikhottabong district, instruct local residents on measures to prevent diseases and accidental injuries, grow plants and raise cattle, as well as present gifts and build houses of gratitude to poor households.

Hanoi’s Youth Union also granted office supplies to counterparts in Vientiane and Sikhottabong district. The total cost this year amounts to more than 700 million VND.

It was the 10th consecutive year Hanoi’s Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and Vietnam Youth Federation have organised voluntary activities in Vientiane.-VNA