Inauguration of the Red Cross houses for veterans of Ha Giang province

31/10/2023 - 05:10

On the afternoon of December 10th 2018, Vietnam Red Cross in collaboration with Ha Giang Red Cross Chapter organized the inauguration ceremony and handed over 36 Red Cross houses donated to veterans of difficult circumstances from the campaign launched by Former State President Truong Tan Sang.

Attending the handover ceremony were Mdm. Mai Thi Hanh, Former State President Truong Tan Sangs spouse; Mr. Dang Minh Tien, Head of Social Work Department, Vietnam Red Cross; Mr. Thao Hong Son, Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Peoples Council of Ha Giang province; Ms. Nguyen Thu Ba, Chairwoman of Ha Giang Red Cross Chapter; Mrs. Dang Thi Phuong, Vice Chairwoman of Vi Xuyen district Peoples Committee; Representatives from the donors and 36 households were handed over this time.

Speaking at the handover ceremony, Mdm. Mai Thi Hanh, Former State President Truong Tan Sangs spouse said: we are very touched for martyrs spending their life for us to live in peace today. As followers, we are willing to support from our heart to contribute to veteran families in difficult situations. On behalf of the delegation, we would like to thank the Red Cross as a bridge, so that today houses will be inaugurated. With the money we support is 50 million/house, we can not imagine building such spacious houses. This is big thanks to the contribution of the family themself, to have a more decent, more beautiful house.

Representatives of veteran households in the district who participated in the Northern border warfare from 1979 to 1989 are living in Vi Xuyen district, Ha Giang province. Mr. Nguyen Van Thanh, Group 9, Viet Lam Town, Vi Xuyen District shared: We would like to thank Mr. Truong Tan Sangs family, donors for bringing new vitality to our family and now we have a stable house, we are very happy and we are no longer worry when the rain or winter come.

Madame Mai Thi Hanh, former State President Truong Tan Sangs spouse – handed over the Red Cross houses to veterans in Ha Giang

Mdm. Nguyen Thu Ba, Chairwoman of the Ha Giang Red Cross Chapter, said that after receiving the instruction from the VNRC, the Ha Giang Provincial Committee held a meeting with the Peoples Committee of Ha Giang City and Loc Xuyen district, and the local government selected the beneficiaries are veterans, directly involved in combat and have real difficulties in housing who should be supported. She then reported to the provincial Party Committee to allocate corresponding funds to support these families with 10 million VND per household. In addition, she has been calling for all levels and sectors to support working labour to transport raw materials and construction day … So far 80 houses have basically completed.

On behalf of the families of veterans who are supported with the houses, Mdm. Nguyen Thu Ba expresses her gratitude to the sponsors especially the former State President Truong Tan Sangs family for their assistance to veterans in the province. There are spacious houses where families can stabilize their lives and overcome poverty.

Previously, in order to effectively help disadvantaged veterans of Ha Giang province, who had participated in fighting in the Vi Xuyen Front from 1979 to 1989 to stabilize their lives, the family of former State President Truong Tan Sang and the Viet Nam Red Cross have mobilized organizations and individuals with donations to support the construction of the Red Cross houses for veterans. Since July 2018, the Vietnam Red Cross has cooperated with the Peoples Committee, Vi Xuyen Veterans Association and Ha Giang city to review and list up the 80 veterans who participated in fighting on Vi Xuyen Front. There are 58 houses in Vi Xuyen, 22 in Ha Giang city. Each beneficiary will receive VND 60 million, of which VND 50 million will be provided by the Vietnam Red Cross, VND 10 million will be provided by the Ha Giang Peoples Committee to replace the cement roofing sheet with metal one.

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Translated by Nguyen Vinh Hoa

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