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
When being asked about Mien, one of the typical poor people in the commune, people here said her family is very poor but their will is great. Her three children have pursued tertiary education with loans from the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies. The one-floor wooden house is quite old, as if it is telling a story about the situation of Mien's family. … [Read more...] about When the Party’s Directive 40 spreads in life!
Artisan Sung, meanwhile, said Teng Village’s craft has yet to establish a reputation within the brocade network in central Vietnam, which includes 17 weaving teams from seven ethnic groups, including the Xo Dang, Ba Na, Ta Oi, Co Tu, and Ma from Da Nang, Quang Nam, Thua Thien-Hue, Kon Tum, and Dak Nong. … [Read more...] about Elegant weaving of local allure
“The matchmaker will choose a date to visit the girl’s family. The matchmaker and the people who go with him should be well-spoken and have a thorough knowledge of the group’s customs,” C’To Hoa reveals. … [Read more...] about Unique marriage custom of the Raglai