|At the ceremony to present gift packages to poor people in Cambodia (Source: VOV)|
Vietnamese firms support poor households in Cambodia
Vietnam Plus | 26 May 2018
Phnom Penh (VNA) – Vietnamese enterprises operating in Cambodia have presented gift packages through the Association of Khmer-Vietnam in Cambodia to 100 poor households, including overseas Vietnamese and Cambodian families.
At the presentation of gifts in Phnom Penh on May 25, Chau Van Chi, President of the association, which was previously known as the General Association of Vietnamese-Cambodian People, thanked the Vietnamese businesses for the donation.
Vo Tranh, an overseas Vietnamese living in Chbar Ampov district, expressed his gratitude to Vietnamese sponsors.
Apart from this programme, the Khmer-Vietnam association will continue coordinating with Vietnamese and overseas Vietnamese entrepreneurs to support disadvantaged residents in Prey Veng province.
In recent years, many delegations of Vietnamese and overseas Vietnamese volunteer doctors, enterprises and donors have provided free medical examination and medicines for disadvantaged locals and Vietnamese expatriates in Cambodia, contributing to enhancing the friendship between the two countries and their people in particular.
Earlier on May 12, overseas Vietnamese doctors in Cambodia collaborated with local partners to provide free health check-ups and medicines to over 1,000 Cambodian and Vietnamese poor people in Kep province.
The charitable activity was funded by Vietnamese enterprises and Overseas Vietnamese firms operating in Cambodia.
The people were provided with services such as blood tests, ultrasound examination, electrocardiogram, general examination.
They also received medicines and advice on how to prevent diseases.
Those with difficult circumstances, who can’t afford intensive treatment, will have their treatment funded by donors.-VNA