Canon Vietnam builds kindergarten in mountainous province hinh anh 1Canon Vietnam hands over a kindergarten in Dien Bien (Source:VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Canon Vietnam Co. Ltd and Vemba5 charity fund on October 7 handed over a friendship kindergarten to Khun Ha commune, Tam Duong district, the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau.

The Canon-Vemba5-San Phang Cao friendship kindergarten, part of the Khun Ha pre-school, was built under the “Canon friendship school chain” project which aims to improve the learning environment for pupils in disadvantaged mountainous areas in Vietnam.

Speaking at the hand-over ceremony, Deputy General Director of Canon Vietnam Niimura Minoru, said as children are the future owners of the country, the company has always tried its utmost to bring the best things to pupils in particular and the Vietnamese society in general.

Besides, the company also presented books, notebooks, learning tools and blankets to the school’s pupils.

The “Canon friendship school chain” project has helped build 106 new classrooms, 2 teachers’ rooms, 14 standard toilets and hand washing areas in 45 friendship schools in 19 provinces in the northern and central regions since 2007.

Canon has three production facilities in Thang Long (Hanoi) and Que Vo and Tien Son in Bac Ninh province.-VNA