As many as five foreign-invested enterprises operating in the southern province of Dong Nai have poured money to build kindergartens for the children of their labourers, who number over 2,000.

Dong Phuong nursery school, which was invested by Phong Thai Group in the Song May Industrial Park in Trang Bom district, comprises of 20 classrooms and a playground for open-air physical activities. Built at a cost of 1 million USD, the school is looking after more than 500 children between two and five years old.

Meanwhile the Green World kindergarten takes care of 400 children under the age of five. Invested by Pouchen Vietnam Company, the 15 classroom-school covers an area of over 1 ha in Bien Hoa city.
According to Tang Quoc Lap, vice president of the provincial Labour Federation, there are 1,031 FDI businesses operating in the locality, attracting over 456,000 employees.

The constructed nursery schools are helping workers to better care for their children, he said.

Lap also proposed that the State should set forth reasonable policies to create favourable conditions for enterprises to build more schools of this kind in the locality in the coming time.-VNA