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Cargill Vietnam Company, a wing of the US-based Cargill Corporation – a leading firm in agriculture, food and financial service, will build two more schools worth 2 billion VND (93,000 USD) in Vietnam during this school year.

The plan was revealed by Cargill Vietnam at a charity event called Cargill Cares Festival held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 15.

According to Truong Van Chanh, Cargill Chief Representative in Vietnam, the two new schools will be constructed in the southern province of Dong Nai and the northern province of Ha Nam, raising the number of schools the company has built for poor pupils in the country’s far-flung areas to 75.

So far, the Cargill Vietnam-built schools have benefited about 15,000 students nationwide, he said.

The charity event raised 5.4 billion VND from participants and Cargill Vietnam staff, increasing the Cargill Care fund in 2015 to 13.4 billion VND (623,000 USD).-VNA