Da Nang Fatherland Front assists poor people hinh anh 1VFF Da Nang presents gifts to orphans and disadvantaged children on the occasion of International Children Day (Source: mattran.danang.gov.vn)

Da Nang (VNA) – The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Committee of Da Nang city (VFF Da Nang) has carried out many activities to support local poor and ethnic minority people.

Vice President of the VFF Da Nang Nguyen Dang Hai told the committee’s conference on July 16 that the organisation implemented numerous practical activities in the first half of 2018.

Specifically, the committee presented 450 Tet (Lunar New Year) gifts worth 281 million VND (12,200 USD) to families belonging to Co Tu and Hoa ethnic minority groups and poor households in Hoa Vang district, along with 3,450 gifts worth more than 1.7 billion VND (73,700 USD) to the poor in the city during a New Year festival.

The committee’s district, ward and commune chapters also mobilised resources to grant 50,170 presents worth 26.5 billion VND (1.15 million USD) to local poor people.

Additionally, the municipal front spent 3.38 billion VND (147,000 USD) from the “For poor people” fund on building 64 houses and repairing 45 houses for poor families.

Units also intensified disseminations on food hygiene and safety, crime prevention and firefighting to raise public awareness of these issues.-VNA