PANO - Nearly 3,000 young people and students across Thua Thien-Hue Province participated in the opening ceremony of the summer voluntary campaign 2010, held on May 30th at the Thua Thien-Hue Information and Culture Center.

As scheduled, the campaigners will give assistance to 13 impoverished communes in mountainous districts of Nam Dong and A Luoi.

During the campaign, under the theme “Youth Join Hands for Community Life”,  young people and students will take part in various activities, such as restoration of monuments and memorial steles; the building of houses of gratitude; presentation of gifts and savings books to families of martyrs and war-invalids, Heroic Vietnamese Mothers, Agent Orange victims and poor households, and establishment of several voluntary security teams to protect the border lines.

The voluntary activities will also include support for the Hue Festival 2010. Accordingly, 300 volunteers, selected from 8 universities across Hue city, will be present at 18 festive spots, offering useful instructions to tourists.

Translated by Mai Huong