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Conference honoring seniors doin

Conference honoring seniors doing good business

BTO-A conference in praise of elderly doing good business (period 2012-2017) was held on June 12 to honor typical seniors of Binh Thuan ptovince in doing business.

During the past years, the movement of seniors doing good business has widely thrived, with more than 28,000 members of the Elderly Association directly engaging in business activities, accounting for 31.2% of the total members. As a whole, over 150,000 seniors doing good business have been recognized in the province.

The movement of elderly people doing good business has focus on some fields, such as: agricultural production, trade, services.  Through this movement, many effective production models have been formed and developed, as follows: model of growing dragon fruit, rice associated with breeding cow and agricultural services in Binh An commune (Bac Binh district); model of producing clean water under an advanced method in Vinh Hao commune (Tuy Phong district).

Over the past 5 years, seniors have generated a total income of more than VND 278 billion and created jobs for over 2,500 local labourers. In addition, elderly business runners have contributed more than VND 6 billion to charitable activities and the construction of new-style rural areas, as well as donated nearly 2,700 m2 of land to rural road.

At the conference, 90 typical senior business persons were awarded while many inviduals and collectives received certificates of merit conffered by chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.

Source: (Translated by Phuong Lan)


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