For over the last 2 years of pilot implementing the solutions of supporting poor households with safe shelters, coping with storms and floods in the two districts of Dong Xuan and Tuy An, so far, these flood-avoiding houses have helped poor households with immense houses and contribute to ensuring the life and property during the stormy and rainy season. … [Read more...] about For a stable life of poor households in flood-and-storm affected regions
After 1 year of implementation, the policy of preferential credits for nearly-poor households has contributed to solving the "thirst" of capital among these objects. So far, lots of nearly poor households in the province have done effective business and gradually overcome poverty in a sustainable way. According to Mr. Dao Thai Hoa, director of bank of social policy-Phu Yen branch, the Decision numbered 15 of the Prime Minister on credit policy for the nearly poor households came into effect on April 16th, 2013. This Decision has contributed to solving the the "thirst" for capital of nearly poor households. … [Read more...] about Help solve the “thirst” for capital among the poor households
VietNamNet Bridge - Around 3.2 million poor households in the country would be given support totalling VND1.12 trillion (US$53.3 million) from the State budget following the recent increase in electricity price, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong. Vuong said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung had approved a new average electricity rate of VND1,242 (US$0.05) per kWh, an increase of VND165 ($0.007) for one kWh compared to last year. … [Read more...] about Poor households to be given support after electricity hike
BTO - In recent years, implementing the socioeconomic development program for the extremely difficult communes (program 135 for short) in Binh Thuan province has achieved some results. The poor households have received many supporting contents of the program. "Giving fishing rod, not fish" This is the policy and opinion of the Party and the State about the 135 program. In the past 5 years (2006-2010), provincial authority has invested in supporting, creating goodconditions to help the poor households have their own "fishing rod" to do business and develop home economics. The total cost of implementing the program from 2006 to 2010 has been reached VND 8,595 million including the central budget and the local support of more than VND 7,576 million, the remainder contributed by people in the project area. More than 7,650 poor households in 12 communes and 9 extremely difficult hamlets of ethnic minorities have benefited from the project. With this amount of money, the … [Read more...] about After 5 years of implementing the 135 program: “fising rods” given to poor households!
(VEN) - After three years of implementation of the Governmental Resolution on housing assistance for poor households, 507,143 poor households throughout the country have been provided with houses. In particular, 224,000 poor households from ethnic minorities benefited from total disbursed capital of nearly VND12 billion. These figures were the result of Program 167 summarized by the Ministry of Construction in Bac Ninh. According to Program 167, there were 539,540 poor households that were eligible for housing assistance. The State directly supported from the budget for each household from VND7.2-8.4 million and 8 million loan from Vietnam Bank for Social Policies with a preferential interest rate of three percent per year. … [Read more...] about Housing assistance for poor households