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PNJ Donated 1.875 Water Storage Tanks To Deal With Saltwater Intrusion

This is a meaningful activity in response to the call of the The Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front of Ho Chi Minh City to support the Mekong Delta to overcome the difficulties of drought and salinity intrusion.

In May 2020 PNJ, in co-operation with Ho Chi Minh City Association for Women Executives & Entrepreneurs (HAWEE) and the Women’s Union of the Mekong River Delta gave away 1,875 water tanks to Kien Giang people in the Mekong Delta to reduce difficulties coping with salt intrusion.

PNJ representatives and Kien Giang province government visited people on May 4.

This is a meaningful activity in response to the call of the The Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front of Ho Chi Minh City to support the Mekong Delta to overcome the difficulties of drought and salinity intrusion. The total amount contributed by PNJ and HAWEE is up to 65.000 USD.

PNJ and HAWEE representatives gave water tanks to people in the Mekong Delta.

Specifically, the total donation including 1,875 containers of 500 liters was sent to the provinces of Kien Giang, Ca Mau, Soc Trang, Ben Tre, Tien Giang. In which, PNJ donated 1,250 water tanks with the cost of 50.000 USD, deducted from PNJ Charity Fund. This is a source of funds voluntarily contributed by employees every quarter. HAWEE also donated 625 water tanks with a budget of 10.000 USD.

1,875 water tanks were donated to salt intrusion areas.

“Through the donation program, we want to partly support people in the Mekong Delta to have clean water for irrigation, daily activities, and to be more motivated to overcome this difficult period.” said the PNJ representative.

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