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Six NGOs commit to provide USD 51 million non-refundable aid to Quang Tri

Hannah Nguyen Hannah Nguyen


October 06, 2020 | 07:21

Six foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have just signed a commitment to sponsor non-refundable aid worth USD 51.8 million for Quang Tri province during period 2020 - 2025.

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Six NGOs commit to provide USD 51-million non-refundable aid to Quang Tri
A pavilion displaying handicrafted bamboo and tungs trees oil products, produced with the support of MCNV. Photo: SGGP

A conference on strengthening the cooperation and implementation of the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) aid program for period 2020 to 2025 in Quang Tri province, has just been held in Dong Ha city.

The conference was chaired by Quang Tri province, in collaboration with the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO), with the participation of representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, representatives of international and foreign NGOs, along with international donors.

According to the reports released at the event, in the period from 2014 to 2019, Quang Tri province is a bright spot in attracting and mobilizing foreign non-govern mental aid of the whole country, with a total aid value of approximately USD 100 million. The province also has cooperative relations with 67 foreign NGOs and international organizations, operating with 226 aid projects in Quang Tri.

Programs and projects of NGOs/donors focused on overcoming war consequences; medical; education and training; social problems; people with disabilities; natural disaster prevention and mitigation, and emergency relief...

At the conference, Quang Tri province also signed the cooperation agreements with six organizations including Mines Advisory Group (MAG), PeaceTrees Vietnam (PTVN), Plan International Vietnam, Zhishan Foundation, Project Vietnam Foundation and Medipeace with a total non-refundable budget for 2020 - 2025 period at USD 51.8 million (about VND 1,2 trillion).

Six NGOs commit to provide USD 51-million non-refundable aid to Quang Tri
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Hannah Nguyen