The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of An Giang will spend more than VNĐ30.5 billion (US$1.3 million) this year to implement projects under the National Target Programme on Sustainable Poverty Reduction.
Ten thousands of rural women and poor households have benefited from the loans over the past five years.
Nguyễn Trần Vỹ, a teacher of Kim Đồng Primary School in Trà Mai Commune, Nam Trà My District, established the club 'Love connection' to aid those less fortunate.
Lê Thanh Thuỷ, head of the Bureau for Project Management and Communication under the Hà Nội Department of Natural Resources and Environment talks to the newspaper Tài Nguyên và Môi trường (Natural Resources and Environment) on Hà Nội’s determination to end the use of charcoal stoves
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Cần Thơ plans to spend VNĐ703 billion (US$30.6 million) this year on poverty alleviation measures.
Slowly but surely, residents in the poor northern mountainous province of Sơn La are climbing out of poverty.