Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) Charity Fund, in collaboration with VSIP Trade Union, has recently held the Scholarship Granting Ceremony in the southern province of Binh Duong as part of VSIP's on-going efforts to develop the local community.
|VSIP Charity Fund were held in Binh Duong last week to offer scholarships for students |
The ceremony has offered scholarships for the studious children of disadvantaged workers at VSIP and other local families ahead of the academic year 2017-2018. At the ceremony, 252 scholarships were granted to students from primary school to university with the total cash and gift value of more than VND600 million ($25,800).
In Binh Duong, VSIP Scholarship is one of the series of meaningful community activities ran by VSIP Charity Fund, which was founded by VSIP JV Company and VSIP’s customers in Binh Duong. The scholarship has supported 1,400 cases with a total value of VND4 billion ($172,000).
“Education plays a critical role in the development of the local community. Thus, VSIP places a high priority on supporting the young generation for a brighter future,” Tran Thi Anh Dao, president of VSIP Charity Fund, stressed at the ceremony.
Since being launched in 2003, VSIP Charity Fund has raised nearly VND20 billion ($860,000) as well as carried out a wide range of meaningful activities for the community in Binh Duong, such as VSIP Scholarship, VSIP Charity Day, as well as the initiative to build houses for the needy.
In addition, the funds were also used to provide financial support and care for heroic Vietnamese mothers, granting gifts for orphanages, renovating schools, building libraries, and donating stationery, among others.
Throughout its 22 years of development, VSIP Group has been actively participating in the development of the local community. In particular, VSIP has made great contribution to the provinces where it operates, like Binh Duong, Bac Ninh, Hai Phong, Quang Ngai, Hai Duong, and Nghe An. In line with the motto 'Together We Grow Communities,' VSIP in general and VSIP Charity Fund in specific are committed to contributing to the socioeconomic development of local provinces.
By Thanh Van