Workers receiving gifts (Photo for illustration: laodong.vn)

The HCM City Fatherland Front Committee will cooperate with its chapters to distribute over 40,000 gift packages, worth 1-2 million VND (44.05 – 88.1 USD) each, to needy people in the city. Beneficiaries include residents living in difficult circumstances, ethnic minority people, wounded soldiers, children who lost their parent(s) to COVID-19 and others.

The committee has also launched a fundraising campaign, calling for donations from private enterprises and individuals for the poor. The campaign has so far raised more than 55.9 billion VND from 22 donors.

The Dong Nai People’s Committee on January 10 approved some 20 billion VND (880,860 USD) funding which will be spent on giving 100,000 pre-Tet gift packages, worth 200,000 VND each, to local workers.

Additionally, the provincial Labor Confederation will offer gifts to about 800,000 disadvantaged laborers; those suffering from occupational accidents, living in quarantined sites or locked down areas, infected with COVID-19; and migrant workers who will be not returning to their hometowns to keep production going.

Ba Ria - Vung Tau plans to spend a total of more than 40 billion VND on multiple programs to support local workers. Thousands of gifts, ranging from 300,000 – 1,000,000 VND, will be delivered to needy people.

Source: VNA