Thirty-six members of the Hanoi chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union started their voluntary activities in Vientiane, Laos on July 20.

This is the first time the Hanoi chapter has sent members to Laos for volunteer service.

For one week, the group, including agricultural experts and young doctors and nurses, will travel to Hat Xai Phong district, Vientiane, to provide free medical check-ups, medicine and farming guidance for 1,000 people, present gifts to poor families, teach Vietnamese and share their experience in youth mission development.

They will also hand over 13 computers and 100
DVDs to local youth union chapters./.