According to local authorities, the high number of poor households in the commune, especially ethnic minority households, is due to the fact that people don’t have stable jobs or land and have many children. The commune will provide vocational training to the poor in the future, support scientific and technological developments in agricultural production, and take advantage of central and local capital to help people access loans for production./. … [Read more...] about Unceasing efforts to reduce poverty in ethnic minority areas
Ethnic minorities 1950s
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
Doan Anh Duong , director of the Doan Anh Duong company, said a culture and exhibition fair was organised for the first time last year at the Quang Ngai Old Citadel and became a rendezvous point for ethnic groups living in mountainous districts in the province. It also acts as a venue for the sharing of cultures between ethnic groups and tourists and for promoting local crafts. … [Read more...] about Elegant weaving of local allure
Pham Anh Duc, Director of the Binh Thuan branch of the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies, said over the past 5 years, the branch has disbursed 3.15 trillion VND for over 140,000 poor households, near-poor households and other policy beneficiaries to develop production and business.poor households have received support to build their houses; and nearly 10,000 households living in disadvantaged areas have got loans to invest in production and business./. … [Read more...] about When the Party’s Directive 40 spreads in life!
When a young boy and a young girl begin to date, they are allowed to sleep together but not to have sex. If they violate this rule, they are severely punished. When a boy and a girl decide to marry, they inform their parents and ask for their approval. The boy’s family sends a matchmaker to the girl’s house to make a marriage proposal. … [Read more...] about Unique marriage custom of the Raglai