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Bac Giang (VNA) – Samsung Electronics Vietnam has funded the construction of standard toilets completed with water purification systems for 26 elementary and secondary schools in the northern province of Bac Giang, benefiting more than 13,100 students.

The facilities were handed over to the beneficiary schools in a ceremony at Le Hong Phong primary school in Bac Giang city on February 7.

The project was implemented from October 2017 in 8 local districts at a total cost of over 6 billion VND (264,600 USD).

Speaking at the ceremony, General Director of Samsung Electronics Vietnam Shin Won-hwan said the project aims to create a clean and safe environment for students, ensuring the best conditions for them to grow.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Lai Thanh Son said the project helps raise awareness of students, parents and teachers about good hygienic habits.

He wished that the Republic of Korea Embassy in Vietnam, the Samsung Electronics Vietnam and the non-governmental organisation Korea Food for the Hungry International (KFHI) would continue supporting and investing in the province in the future.-VNA