|A doctor from Đông Đô Hospital provides eye checkup for ethnic children in Tân Xuân Commune, Vân Hồ District, northern Sơn La Province. — Photo the organiser|
SƠN LA — A charity programme, called “Warm winter in Sơn La", brought health and joy to ethnic people and children in Tân Xuân Commune, Vân Hồ District, northern Sơn La Province from November 4 to 6.
The programme was jointly implemented by the Ministry of Science and Technology in collaboration with Đông Đô Hospital, youths in Sơn La Province.
During the three-day event, doctors from Đông Đô Hospital and volunteers provided free medical examinations, treatment consultations and medicine to 300 villagers and children of all ages in Tân Xuân Commune, Vân Hồ District.
|The organiser donates Bát Độ bamboo seedlings and cash gifts to 10 households with difficult circumstances in the area. — Photo the organiser|
The programme also donated TVs to five schools and provided 100 gifts, including blankets, warm clothes, boots, socks and dental care sets to ethnic and minority students in the commune. It also donated 1,000 Bát Độ bamboo seedlings and cash gifts to 10 households with difficult circumstances in the area.
Representatives of the Ministry of Science and Technology's Youth Union also organised a training course to transfer instructions on microbial organic composting to local residents.
“The programme aims to give highland children a fuller and warmer winter, and at the same time, transfer agricultural knowledge to ethnic and minority people in the area. This is one of our practical activities with deep community meaning, spreading the humanistic meaning of good leaves protect torn leaves,” said a representative from Đông Đô Hospital. — VNS