The People’s Committee of Mekong Delta Can Tho city will launch a 27 billion VND project to help poor ethnic minorities in the locality.

The project, to be implemented through 2010, aims to provide housing land to 100 percent of ethnic minority families and farming land or job placement to 80 percent of them.

Funding for the task will come from the government and the local budgets as well as loans.

An estimated 1,365 households with 3,100 labourers in the city will benefti from the project./.