Ha Giang Launches Fund to Build Houses for Poor People

A ceremony to launch a fund to build houses for impoverished war veterans and families who devoted themselves to the resistance wars was held on Saturday in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang. More than 100 enterprises took part in the ceremony. Nguyen Van Son, chairman of the Ha Giang People’s Committee, said the province was one of the poorest in Vietnam with 10,100 poor households. The province is looking to build more than 3,000 houses for needy people by the end of 2021 with donations from the community. Each house will cost VND60 million ($2,600). Provincial leaders and enterprises from different provinces and cities donated around VND65 billion to the fund. (Vietnam News)