As many as 220 wheelchairs and 25 scholarships worth 2 million VND (86.14 USD) each donated by Samsung Vietnam’s subsidiaries were presented to the disabled and poor students in the northern province of Bac Ninh on September 20.
|At the ceremony to present wheelchairs to the disabled in Bac Ninh (Source:https://news.samsung.com)
According to Vice Director of the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Van Cay, Bac Ninh is home to about 16,000 disable people.
Local authorities have issued policies related to social welfare, especially those in support of the people living with disabilities and disadvantaged children, he said.
Kim Byeong Sam, human resources manager of Samsung Electronic Vietnam, said apart from its manufacturing activities, Samsung are joining hands with other enterprises to help improve the life quality of locals, especially the disabled and disadvantaged children.
This is the 9th consecutive year the firm has granted wheelchairs to disabled children in Bac Ninh, lifting the total presented in the locality to 1,000, worth 2 billion VND.