(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./.
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(HBO) - On the occasion of Mid-Autumn festival, the Hoa Binh charity club in collaboration with Hanoi charitable team organized the program "Love Mid-Autumn festival" in 2019 for pupils in Dong Chum commune (Da Bac district).
(HBO) - The provincial Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs has collaborated with the World Vision in Vietnam to organize a Workshop to improve the effectiveness of the Child Protection Committee and to prepare a plan on the Provincial Child Protection in 2020. There are 76 representatives from 11 districts and the city, the Head and the Management staff of 8 project communes in 4 districts including Mai Chau, Lac Son, Yen Thuy and Da Bac attending the workshop.
(HBO) – The movement to build green-clean-beautiful medical facilities in line with the Ministry of Health (MoH)’s Decision No. 3638/QD-BYT dated July 15 has received the constructive response of medical establishments across the province. The movement has contributed to improving health services and creating a safe environment for patients and health workers, towards professionalism, modernity and hospitality.
(HBO) - The Tan Lac High School, based in Tan Lac district of Hoa Binh province, held a ceremony on September 4 to mark the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year, receive the national-standard school certificate and celebrate its 45th founding anniversary.
(HBO) - Tu Son commune is located in the northwest of Kim Boi district. There are 5 ethnic groups living together, in which, the Dao ethnic group accounts for 21% including Dao Tien and Dao Quan Chet.