Summary of 10 years of implementation of the campaign “Each organization is associated with a humanitarian address” for the period 2008-2018

31/10/2023 - 05:10

This morning, December 25th, 2018, Can Tho Red Cross Chapter organized the review of the Red Cross Chapters activity in 2018; summarizing 10 years of implementing the campaign “Each organization, each individual associated with a humanitarian address” in the period of 2008-2018.

(Mr. Tong Van Nhin, Deputy Head of the Civil Mobilization Department of the City gave a direction speech)

In the past 10 years, the Can Tho Red Cross at all levels has mobilized and repaired more than 4,000 Red Cross houses for disadvantaged households; granting more than 27,000 scholarships to poor and studious students. In 2018 alone, the Association mobilized 218 organizations and individuals to help 6,845 humanitarian addresses. Association at all levels also provide regular support for 64,938 poor households; mobilize to help 877 turns of Agent Orange victims and care for more than 3,000 older people … The total value of humanitarian activities of the Association in 2018 is equivalent to VND 260,870,476,975, reaching 146% compared to with the same period in 2017. The Association also promotes community-based health care activities through mobile medical examinations, models of loving kitchens at hospitals and schools, …

In 2019, the Red Cross of Can Tho city continued to renovate humanitarian activities according to community-based motto. In particular, focusing on building many programs and projects with focal points, key points, timely supporting disadvantaged circumstances, contributing to the city to implement well the social security policies of the locality.

On this occasion, Can Tho Red Cross Chapter also briefly reviewed the coordination with Can Tho dioxin/Agent Orange Association in the period of 2012-2018, signed a coordination program for the period 2018-2023; Red Cross districts and districts signed the emulation contract in 2019. Can Tho Red Cross Chapter also launched the “Tet for the poor and Agent Orange victims” campaign in the spring of the year of 2019 and praised reward for 29 collectives and 21 individuals with outstanding achievements.

(District Red Cross signed the emulation contract in 2019)

Attending and directing the conference was Mr. Tong Van Nhin – Deputy Head of Civil Mobilization Department of the City Party Committee who appreciated the achievements of the Red Cross in the past year as well as in the summary of the movement, especially emphasizing the tasks in next year: It is necessary to focus on carrying out the works of making achievements to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Can tho city; reinforce the members rightful aspirations; replication of good models, effective new ways of philanthropic work; organizing activities to celebrate the spring, take care of the poor in Piggy Year 2019, especially, coordinate to help members of Agent Orange victims.

Kiều Lan

Can Tho Red Cross Chapter

Translated by Nguyen Vinh Hoa





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