Cam Pha city, Quang Ninh province, 22 August 2018– AES-VCM Mong Duong Power Co. today presents 150 scholarships to children from low-income families. The children are from five wards and communes of Cam Pha city including Mong Duong, Cam Hai, Cong Hoa, Cua Ong and Duong Huy. The money is provided through the scholarship program of Quang Ninh Fund for Children.
This VND180 million education program (150 scholarships of VND 1,200,000 each) is part of the Company’s CSR initiatives focusing on education, healthcare, livelihood restoration and environment protection for the local communities of Mong Duong 2 Power Plant. Since its establishment, the Company has invested VND 8 billion on community development programs that provide positive impacts to every school, clinic as well as overall infrastructure of the area.
The Ceremony was held in the presence of Mr. Nguyen Phuc Phong, Director of Quang Ninh Fund for Children, Mr. Pham Hung Cu, Director of Cam Pha Labor -Invalids-Social Affairs Department Mr. Nguyen Van Vuong, Vice Director of Cam Pha Training and Education Department, Mr. Pham Ngoc Lu, Vice Chairman of Mong Duong People Committee, Mr. Kevin Pierce, Plant Manager of Mong Duong 2 BOT Power Plant, leaders of communes, scholarship recipients, their teacher and parents.
Addressing at the Ceremony, Mr. Kevin Pierce, Power Plant Manager, said: “We are committed to improve the education environment since this is one of the important factors to improve the living standards and ensure sustainable development of the community. We are very pleased to partner again with Quang Ninh Fund for Children to implement this important mission for the second year.”
The scholarship aims at motivating children to advance their study and help their parent to cover part of the educational costs. The Company expects this support would encourage children to continue their education accumulating knowledge that will benefit their future.