HCM City Youth Union 2022 summer volunteering programmes attract 400,000

August, 09/2022 - 07:42
Summer volunteer programmes and campaigns have honed the quality of volunteering teams involved in activities to help improve people’s lives and working environment.
Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology volunteers of the Green Summer Campaign host a summer activity for children in Hậu Giang Province. – Photo: ptithcm.edu.vn

HCM CITY – HCM City Youth Union 2022 summer volunteer programmes and campaigns attracted more than 430,878 participants over the course of 64 summer volunteering days.

The 2022 summer volunteer programmes and campaigns of the Hồ Chí Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) of HCM City include the Green Summer Volunteer Campaign, Pink Vacation Campaign, National University Entrance Exam Support Programmes, Green Marching Volunteer Campaign and Blue Shirt Tutor Programmes.

Phan Thị Thanh Phương, secretary of HCYU of HCM City, said that the summer volunteer programmes and campaigns have honed the quality of volunteering teams involved in activities to help improve people’s lives and working environment, such as helping farmers to better care for their crops and animals, introducing jobs to young adults, and fixing rural roads.

Volunteers also carried out activities to help individuals and patients in hospitals who were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is also the first year the Blue Shirt Tutor Programme was launched with 500 tutors to help children from grade one to twelve that are in need or were affected by the pandemic.

HCYU and Việt Nam Youth Federation Central Committees have given certificates of merit to reward individuals that have contributed to the 2022 volunteers programmes and campaigns.

Dương Anh Đức, vice chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, said that the committee congratulated HCYU of HCM City on finishing this year's summer volunteer programmes and campaigns with positive results.

The vice chairman also suggested that HCYU of HCM City should encourage the volunteering culture more to the youth of the city.

At the same time, youth unions and associations of HCM City should also closely monitor young people's needs to improve how volunteer activities can be carried out. – VNS.

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