RoK Keimyung University and the FHF Provide Support to Da Nang
On November 14, the People's Committee of Da Nang City issued Decision No. 2493/QD-UBND approving the receipt of non-project aid scholarships for high school students in Da Nang City sponsored by the RoK University of Keimyung, with a total aid budget of VND 360 million, equivalent to 15,000 USD, managed and implemented by the sponsor.
This project aims to support costs related to the learning process so that senior high school students have better learning conditions, and at the same time encourage and motivate them to continue their efforts to achieve their goals.
Specifically, the project will provide scholarships for 30 students at high schools in Da Nang City who meet the following criteria: students born in 2006; behaving in a good manner, having an average score in the first two years of high school with excellent grades or better, having a letter of recommendation to receive a scholarship from the Principal of the high school that the student is studying. Students who struggle in difficult situations but still get good grades and those who desire to study in Korea will be prioritized to receive the scholarships.
|The Da Nang Department of Foreign Affairs coordinated with the Department of Education and Training to organize a scholarship awarding ceremony from Keimyung University (RoK) for 12th-grade students. (Photo: danang.gov.vn).
Additionally, on November 14, the People's Committee of Da Nang City issued Decision No. 2495/QD-UBND approving the reception of the project “Improving the quality of provision of refractive services in Da Nang City” sponsored by the Fred Hollows Foundation with a total cost of VND 5,229 billion.
The project's goal is to improve the quality of refractive services and standard glasses, thereby increasing people's access to standard glasses services, and contributing to modeling for replication in Da Nang city and Vietnam in general.
This project will be implemented from November 2023 to June 2028 with 3 main areas including the pilot application of Guidelines for standards of refraction at eyeglass service establishments issued by the Ministry of Health; increasing community access to five facilities with standard eyeglasses service; increasing access of optical/prescription service facilities across the city to refraction training courses.
In the period 2019-2022, Da Nang mobilized and received 191 aid grants with a total committed budget of VND 384.1 billion, disbursed funds reached VND 246.2 billion, making up to 65%. In the first 8 months of 2023, Da Nang mobilized and received 26 aid grants with a total committed budget of more than VND 181 billion.
During the 2023-2025 period, Da Nang continues to mobilize foreign non-governmental organizations to provide aid in many priority areas such as health; education; vocational training and career guidance; solving of social problems; environment, response to climate change, prevention and mitigation of natural disasters; agriculture, forestry, fishery and rural development; science and technology.
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