(HBO) – A delegation from the World Bank in Vietnam, the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and HeipAge International in Vietnam held a working session on May 13 with the Elderly Association of Hoa Binh province on the outcomes of the building and multiplying of the Intergenerational Self-Help Club (ISHC) model in the locality
The project to assist the disadvantaged elderly through the replication
of ISHC in
VIE 070) is funded by the KOICA through the
Korea’s organisation for support of
the elderly, with technical assistance from HeipAge International in
It covers nine northern localities -
Hanoi, Hai Phong, Vinh Phuc, Hoa Binh, Ninh
Binh, Thai Binh, Hung Yen, Bac Ninh and Hai Duong.
Representative from the World Bank in
Vietnamand HeipAge International in
Vietnammeet and talk to members of the Intergenerational Self-Help Club in Bung hamlet,
Thu Phong commune (Cao Phong district).
So far, Hoa Binh has set up 15 ISHSs in 11 districts and
cities. Over the past one year, the project has attracted nearly 800 people
with the key role of members of the Elderly Association.
Thanks to the attention of the Party Committee, government,
departments, agencies and organisations from provincial to local levels,
operations of the clubs have been regularly and efficiently carried out in
eight aspects of the project, including improvement of income; health care
service; care at home with volunteers’ help; mutual and community support;
spiritual life caring; rights and benefits; resources mobilisation; and
knowledge and awareness enhancement.
In the future, the project will be continue supporting to multiply
and reform of the ISHS model, thus contributing to improving the capacity of
the Elderly Association at different levels as well as local governments in
supporting, managing and expanding the clubs in villages, hamlets and
Earlier the same day, the delegation made a field trip to Intergenerational
Self-Help Club in Bung halmet, Thu Phong commune of Cao Phong district./.
(HBO) – Mai Chau district suffers heavy consequences of natural disaster lot during the storm season every year. Many houses were collapsed or unroofed while hundreds of hectares of crops were damaged, making economic loss worth tens of billions of Vietnamese dong.
(HBO) - From the beginning of the year until now, the Red Cross Association at all levels in Hoa Binh province has focused on propaganda to raise awareness about the Association, the guidelines and policies of the Party and laws of the State.
(HBO) - There are only a few days left before the national high school exam, 2019. In Hoa Binh province, there are 8,993 candidates taking the exam this year. There will be 669 examining officers from the Department of Education and Training participating in the Examination Board and hundreds of officials from the appropriate authorities such as the Public Security, the Medical Care, Information and Communication and so on participating in the organization of the exam.
(HBO) – A delegation of experts from the US’s Washington University and HelpAge International in Vietnam had a working session with Hoa Binh province’s Association of the Elderly on the outcomes of the building and multiplying of the Intergenerational Self-Help Club (ISHC) model in the locality.
(HBO) - On June 17, the Steering Committee (Steering Committee) of the National High School Exam leaded by Mr. Nguyen Van Chuong, the Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of the province and the Head of the Examination Committee checked the preparation for the national high school exam year, 2019 in Luong Son district. The other members of the Steering Committee, who are the leaders of the departments and the appropriate authorities of the province also took part in the working group.
(HBO) - Da Phuc commune, Yen Thuy district currently has more than 1,200 hectares of forest, mainly protection forests and was assigned to 15/15 hamlets. With a large area of protection forest, there are 13 trees which are over 600 years old in the area of the original forest of Nhuoi hamlet. These trees are strict ly put into protection by the district.