Thi Dunh’s household in Bu Croai village is poor and unable to escape from poverty. She is too old to work. In her house, which she received from the State in 2004, is nothing worth more than 50,000 VND. Dunh and her granddaughter live on a monthly subsidy of 270,000 VND from the State and earnings from shelling cashew nuts. … [Read more...] about Unceasing efforts to reduce poverty in ethnic minority areas
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It was difficult to imagine the hardships people in the area had to endure. Carrying pigs and dozens of kilogrammes of rice on their backs, they walked along bumpy roads to district markets. Then after selling their goods, they had to buy essential household goods and carry them back home. … [Read more...] about Road leads to better lives for ethnic minority groups
Vice director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Huynh Thi Phuong Hoa, said the department launched a H’Re craft and culture preservation programme in Ba Tơ District, and Teng Village is to be like a demonstration model of community-based tourism. … [Read more...] about Elegant weaving of local allure
Implementing Action Programme 33 of the provincial Party Committee’s Standing Board on the implementation of Directive 40 of the Party Central Committee on strengthening the Party leadership over social policy credit, the authorities of districts, towns and cities across the province has paid attention to allocating capital from the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies for poor people and policy beneficiaries.social policy credit has significantly contributed to narrowing the gap between rich and poor, reducing unemployment, fulfilling criteria for building new rural areas, and playing an important role in stabilising and developing the local economy. Especially, outstanding loans for ethnic minority households have so far reached 337 billion VND. … [Read more...] about When the Party’s Directive 40 spreads in life!
According to the local custom, boys and girls are free to date. Mai Tham of Ma Oai village says they have the freedom to love and marry as they wish and parents don’t choose their child’s marriage partner. … [Read more...] about Unique marriage custom of the Raglai