As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to the community and to mark the start of the new school year in Vietnam, AES Mong Duong has presented 170 scholarships to disadvantaged students in Quang Ninh Province and donated equipment including sets of tables and chairs and bicycles to local students, worth a total of more than VND440 million.
AES Mong Duong presented 170 scholarships to disadvantaged students in Quang Ninh Province
This year, students are facing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with many schools closed amid social distancing measures. To support our communities, 170 disadvantaged students in Cam Pha city, Quang Ninh Province, were presented with scholarships worth VND1,000,000 each from AES Mong Duong Power Company to mark the new school year in 2021-2022.
In collaboration with the Organization for Disadvantaged Children in Quang Ninh, the scholarships were handed out during ceremonies with the presence of representatives from local government, AES Mong Duong, and local schools in the area.
This is the fifth consecutive year the company has held the scholarship program, aiming to motivate students to advance their studies and help to cover a part of the educational costs at the beginning of the new school year. The scholarship package, which is worth a total of VND170 million, was presented to students at schools in five wards and communes in Cam Pha city, including Mong Duong, Cam Hai, Cong Hoa, Cua Ong and Duong Huy.
Local representative Mr Lai Van Chien – Vice Chairman of The Association For The Support Of Quang Ninh Province Handicapped And Orphans at the handover ceremony of 30 bicycles for orphans and disabled students
In addition, in August, in Cam Pha city, in collaboration with the Association for the Support of Quang Ninh Province Handicapped and Orphans, AES Mong Duong donated 30 bicycles and helmets to 30 orphans and disabled students, worth a total of VND76,000,000. The bicycles and helmets aim to help these students get to school and pursue their studies at the start of the new school year. For Mong Duong Secondary School, a total of 135 sets of tables and chairs, worth a total of VND195,750,000, were also given to the school to improve the conditions for local students by replacing old and broken equipment in 13 classrooms.
AES Mong Duong presented 135 sets of tables and chairs to Mong Duong Secondary School
Mr. Johnny Tanis, Plant Manager, AES Mong Duong, affirmed that education is a priority in the social responsibility activities of the company. “Through these efforts, our company continues to provide help and support for the sustainable development of our local communities. We believe education is the foundation for future growth, and by equipping our young people with the best facilities and equipment, we can ensure a talented and motivated generation to drive the country forward. We want to thank the local representatives for helping the company to successfully implement the programs and send our best wishes to the students so they can successfully continue their studies and strive to excel at school,” Mr. Johnny Tanis said.
Mr. Truong Manh Hung, Director of Organization for Disadvantaged Children in Quang Ninh offered sincere thanks to AES Mong Duong for the meaningful contributions to the local education sector, through both scholarships and other education supports, continuing the company’s commitment to local development.
The educational support packages are part of the company’s social support program, which has been carried out since 2012. A total of 130 CSR initiatives, valued at more than VND12 billion, have been implemented, focusing on four main pillars – Health, Education, Livelihoods and Infrastructure – and ensure a long-lasting impact to improve the lives of people in local communities.