Canon Vietnam Company handed over 90 new sets of tables and desks and other gifts to Canon-Yen Lap primary school in the northern province of Tuyen Quang on January 31 in the first activity under the company’s “Canon Friendship school chain” project this year.

On February 3, the company is scheduled to complete a fresh water system it builds for Ngu Mai primary school in Da Bac District, the northern province of Hoa Binh, where water is a scarce resource. In addition, the students will be presented with gifts including clothes, blankets, scarfs and hats donated by the company’s staff.

Later in March, the project will deliver 12 student desks, three bookcases and 700 gifts to Dai Xuan primary school in Dai Xuan commune, Que Vo district, the northern province of Bac Ninh.

Since 2007, Canon Company has supported 82 primary schools nationwide via the construction of 100 new classrooms, two teacher rooms and 14 qualified toilets and washing areas. The company also equips the project beneficiaries with cameras, printers, computers, bookshelves and bunk beds with a view to improving teaching and studying environment for teachers and students in disadvantaged areas.

The company affirms that the project represents Canon’s strategic commitments for long-term development in Vietnam.-VNA