Dantri/Dtinews readers help build house for veteran
  • | | May 13, 2024 02:12 PM
Dantri/Dtinews has helped to build a house for a veteran affected by Agent Orange in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.

Work on the house for Bui Van Mao in Quang Truc Commune in Tuy Duc District was started last week.

This is the second house in the temporary housing eradication programme nationwide launched by Dantri/Dtinews Newspaper and the first in the Central Highlands region.


Work on the house for Bui Van Mao in Quang Truc Commune in Tuy Duc District was started last week (Dang Duong)

Mao’s situation was published in the newspaper’s charity column. Readers donated VND90 million (USD3,536) to Mao through the newspaper. The money given so Mao could build a new house.

Following local authorities’ call, many local organisations and people have supported Mao.

Mao is taking care of a disabled son and a grandson. They live in a dilapidated house and dream of a new home.

Mao’s new house will cover an area of 40 square metres. The construction is scheduled to be completed in July.

Dantri/Dtinews has planned to help build around 100 houses for disadvantaged people across the country in the 2024-2025 period as part of the temporary housing eradication programme.

Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chinh launched the campaign on April 13 to eliminate temporary and ramshackle housing nationwide by 2025. By the campaign's conclusion, around 170,000 houses will be built and refurbished.

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung called for a widespread response to the government's temporary housing eradication programme. Dantri/Dtinews will build houses for the poor in different localities, with at least VND50 million donated to each recipient.

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