A number of individuals and collectives honored by the Soc Trang VFF Committee. Photo: Daidoanket

The figure was reported by President of the Soc Trang VFF Committee Duong Sa Kha at a committee conference on February 13 to review its operations in 2018 and sketch out plans for 2019.

Last year, the VFF of Soc Trang supported the building of 768 houses, provided free health check-ups and gifts to poor households as well as scholarships to poor students and production assistance to poor farmers worth more than VND 38 billion.

Three new bridges in rural areas were built at a total cost of VND 677 million. Meanwhile, the provincial VFF committee worked with the Border Guard force to offer 50 breeding cows to poor people in border areas of Tran De, Cu Lao Dung and Vinh Chau town at a total value of VND 750 million.

At the conference, the Soc Trang VFF Committee presented “For the national great solidarity cause” insignia to 19 individuals with outstanding contributions to fostering national unity. Three district units, along with 36 collectives and 59 individuals, were also honored.

Source: VNA