|Nguyen Thi Hanh, Saigon Co.op general director, hands out scholarships to poor students with outstanding academic results. — VNS file photo.
HCM CITY (VNS) — Saigon Co.op, which owns the Co.opMart supermarket chain, has awarded scholarships worth nearly VND500 million (US$23,400) to 97 poor university students across the country.
In the last six years more than 500 poor students in 38 cities and provinces have benefited from the scholarship programme.
Besides the scholarship the retailer also offers students part-time work at its outlets and training to enable them to become future managers of the chain. — VNS