(HBO) - In seven months of 2019, the Women’s Union of Mai Chau district carried out a series of activities to assist its members in starting their businesses.
The Women’s Union of Mai Chau
district transfers a charity house to its poor member in Pa Co commune’s Pa Co
Understanding the group’s demand for exchanging and learning
from business experiences, the union has organised consultations on the
subject, advising its members on market expansion and encouraging them to join
startup training courses. Regarding female farmers who wish to start their own
businesses, the union guided them to switch from small and ineffective
production models to cooperatives and value chain-based economic models.
Staff of the union focused on helping its members make
business plans and get access to credit via its collaboration with the Vietnam
Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) and the Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural
Currently, different chapters of the union are managing over
64 billion VND (2.7 million USD) of outstanding loans from the VBSP for 1,891
local households, and more than 49.5 billion VND from the Agribank for 838
Apart from promoting startup activities, the union in
collaboration with local authorities has worked to eradicate poverty in
building new-style rural areas. In the first seven months of 2019, it chapters
across the district donated more than 295 million VND, 4,425 working days, and
8,847 kg of rice for disadvantaged members./.
(HBO) - The Hoa Binh Women's Union presented the money to support the idea of winning the "Women and the future of green economy" creative contest for Mrs. Nguyen Thi Binh, Director of Dao Village Cooperative in Thong Nhat commune (Hoa Binh City) with a model of growing and processing citronella essential oil along the value chain to provide safe products for users, environmentally friendly.” This is one of the three ideas of Hoa Binh women that won the prize at the competition.
(HBO) - With mountainous and rocky terrain, many communes in Luong Son district have favourable conditions to raise goats following the concentrated farming method. The local herd of goats is estimated to have about 8,000 heads, accounting for 15.7 percent of Hoa Binh’s. This year, the district has successfully built its ‘Luong Son mountain goat’ collective brand.
(HBO) - According to reports from the provincial People’s Committee, Hoa Binh’s plan for investment capital sourced by the State budget in 2019 is worth over 2.47 trillion VND. Of the sum, 2.445 trillion VND has been allocated to specific projects.
(HBO) - Promoting the local potentials and strengths in the agricultural production, Yen Bong commune (Lac Thuy) has strongly developed the model of raising hill chickens in the form of semi-grazing in combination with agriculture and forestry in recent years. The local hill chicken products are of high quality with delicious taste, and are popular in the market, thereby creating a significant source of income for the local people.
(HBO) – The trade union of the northwestern province of Hoa Binh has launched a campaign to donate 1,000 tonnes of cement for the national target programme on building new-style rural areas.
(HBO) - By the end of August 2019, Hoa Binh province has planted nearly 5,600 hectares of forest, reaching over 96% of the plan.