Ha Noi Blind Association: Significant contributions to poverty reduction (09:44 22/06/2018)

HNP - The Ha Noi Blind Association on June 20th organized a conference to review the results of implementing campaigns, programs; and honor outstanding individuals, good people and good deeds.

Outstanding members receive certificates of merit at the conference.

The Association has considered poverty reduction as a key mission. Thus, the association has opened vocational training courses and created new jobs for thousands of the blind, helping its members stabilize and improve their living standards.

Since 2017, a total of 168 projects have been made; 1,384 turns of people have been provided with loans worth over VND 32.3 billion; and 5,685 visually impaired people have had stable jobs. Via loan programs, numerous members have escaped from the poverty.

Besides, thanks to charitable funds, the association has built 68 houses and repaired 46 other for members with the total cost of VND 1.6 billion; 100% of households have accessed clean water.

In terms of social allowance, a total of 3,422 members have been given allowances according to Decree 28/CP; 19,606 turns of members have been granted health insurance cards and 1,220 turns have been given free b