Twenty-six schools in Bac Giang will have new toilets and water filtering systems thanks to a programme funded by Samsung Electronics Vietnam (Source: news.samsung.com)

Hanoi (VNA) – Twenty-six schools in the northern province of Bac Giang will have new toilets and water filtering systems thanks to a programme funded by Samsung Electronics Vietnam.

The document to this effect was jointly signed by representatives from Samsung Electronics Vietnam, the Korea Food for The International Hungers (KFHI), and local authorities in Hanoi on October 20.

The project, worth 6.7 billion VND (294,800 USD) to be carried out in October-December, aims to improve infrastructural facilities at the targeted schools.

At the signing ceremony, Vice President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations Don Tuan Phong highlighted the friendship and multi-faceted cooperative ties between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea have benefited their people, contributing to peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

The project features a model of partnership of enterprises and foreign non-governmental organisations in performing social responsibility.

Deputy Director General of Samsung Electronics Vietnam Bang Hyun Woo said the project helps ensure a healthy and clean school environment, raising the living quality for local students.-VNA