The gifts were offered under the sub-project "Joining hands for Covid-19 prevention and control."
Second Secretary of the Irish Embassy in Vietnam Alan McGreevey presents face masks to pupils of Dong Xuyen Primary and Junior High Schools in Ninh Giang district
The 8.3 Job Service Center (Hai Duong provincial Women's Union), the Australian People for Health, Education and Development Abroad in Vietnam (APHEDA Vietnam), and the Irish Aid on June 9 offered gifts under the sub-project "Joining hands for Covid-19 prevention and control" and employment opportunities to rural female laborers affected by the epidemic.
This is a sub-project in the project "Promoting gender equality and strengthening the ability of women entering politics" funded by the above organizations in Hai Duong.
Second Secretary of the Irish Embassy in Vietnam Alan McGreevey attended the event and presented 5,600 cloth face masks and 150 bottles of antiseptic water to pupils of Dong Xuyen Primary and Junior High Schools in Ninh Giang district, Cong Hoa and Mac Thi Buoi Primary Schools in Nam Sach district.
Thanks to the project, 40 female laborers in Dong Xuyen commune, Ninh Giang district, learnt how to sew face masks.
The project management board chose two reliable partners to provide materials for the female laborers to sew during their job changing period.
The female workers sewed more than 60,000 cloth face masks for presentation to poor women in Ninh Giang and Nam Sach districts and poor and disadvantaged women in the province and the provincial Association of People with Disabilities through the provincial Women's Union.
Previously, the laborers worked for an enterprise in the commune but lost their jobs because of Covid-19.