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GREENFEED EMPOWERS FARMERS WITH THE 10-YEAR JOURNEY OF THE "TIEP SUC NHA NONG" PROGRAMME

Update: November, 24/2020 - 16:04

Continuing the 10-year journey of the "Tiep Suc Nha Nong" programme, GREENFEED Vietnam has offered farmers across Viet NamVietnam sustainable poverty-alleviating solutions by providing interest-free loans, husbandry coaching, and awarding valuable scholarships.

10 years of bringing values to Vietnamese farmers

Launched in 2010 with the goal to improve the livelihoods of rural families, “Tiep Suc Nha Nong”, a part of "Vi Ngay Mai Phat Trien” (For Tomorrow's Development) programme by Tuoi Tre newspaper, was initiated by GREENFEED and Tuoi Tre newspaper. The programme has been providing financial support and husbandry coaching for more than 2,000 farming households in 16 provinces and cities across the country. Up until now, the programme fund has exceeded VND50 billion, with 93 percent of households successfully returning the initial loan.

Especially, “Tiep Suc Nha Nong” not only provides immediate assistance but also offers sustainable poverty-alleviating solutions, stemmed from GREENFEED's expertise in comprehensive farming solutions. With the positive values and practical solutions it has brought, the initiative has received tremendous advocacy and support from the local communities and authorities as well as partners across the country.

"Tiep Suc Nha Nong" 2020 – Empowering farmers for a better life

Moving forward in 2020, “Tiep Suc Nha Nong” will be rolled out in four provinces, including Ben Tre, Binh Dinh, Hung Yen, and Hai Duong. With a total relief fund of VND7 billion, “Tiep Suc Nha Nong” will provide interest-free loans, as well as agricultural coaching to recipients during the two years of the funding. Furthermore, students who are children of the programme’s beneficiaries will also be considered for scholarships every year should they achieve good academic results.

20 farrming households in Ba Tri commune, Ben Tre Province receiving funding support from “Tiep Suc Nha Nong” 2020-2022.

On the November 10 and 11, 2020, "Tiep Suc Nha Nong" presented the first batch of loans to farmers living in An Hiep and An Binh Tay communes, Ba Tri district, Ben Tre Province. At the ceremony, the programme also awarded valuable scholarships to encourage 40 academically successful students of Vinh Long Province, who are the children of the beneficiaries of “Tiep Suc Nha Nong 2018 – 2020”.

During the ceremony, the beneficiaries listened to successful farmers of previous years.

Ms. Le Hong Hon (An Loi, Binh Tay, Ben Tre), a woman who received funding from the programme this year said: “My husband died years ago, so I have been raising my kid alone. During the last rainy season, our house was badly affected and I had to send our belongings to our parents’ to avoid damage. GREENFEED’s support came just at the right time when my family needed it the most. Thanks to the funding, now I’m able to have my own husbandry besides working at the Women’s Union to support other women in our locality.”

Ms. Hon with her relentless efforts to not only support her family to overcome the disadvantages but also encourage other women in the commune to join the programme for better lives.

As social responsibility is one of the company’s business cores, GREENFEED is also active in many other initiatives to support local communities. Recently, GREENFEED has worked with its partners and customers across the whole food chain to donate more than VND7 billion for people in the central region who were affected by the recent natural disasters. With this fund, GREENFEED, together with its customers and partners, pledges to support essential needs and help improve the post-disaster livelihoods through activities such as providing healthy food (via G Kitchen products), building flood-proof houses, supporting the livelihoods by providing livestock breeds and feed for farmers, as well as stationery for children.

GREENFEED Vietnam – the leading FEED - FARM - FOOD integrated clean food chain has the mission of building quality and reliable brands as well as continously creating sustainable value for customers and society. Moving forward, GREENFEED aims to become the leading, effective and reliable company in the whole national and international food chain by applying outstanding technologies..

Some of brands from GREENFEED include: GREENFEED, HIGAIN, HITEK, AQUAGREEN, PANAFEED, SUPERWHITE, GF24 (Camborough®48), G KITCHEN.

 

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