Poverty also hangs over younger residents. Thirty-year-old Dieu Ba has four children. With a large family but no land, as well as earning a living from tapping rubber trees he makes use of his neighbour’s vacant plot of land to plant corn and vegetables to provide for his family. … [Read more...] about Unceasing efforts to reduce poverty in ethnic minority areas
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It was difficult to imagine the hardships people in the area had to endure. Carrying pigs and dozens of kilogrammes of rice on their backs, they walked along bumpy roads to district markets. Then after selling their goods, they had to buy essential household goods and carry them back home. … [Read more...] about Road leads to better lives for ethnic minority groups
Artisan Sung, meanwhile, said Teng Village’s craft has yet to establish a reputation within the brocade network in central Vietnam, which includes 17 weaving teams from seven ethnic groups, including the Xo Dang, Ba Na, Ta Oi, Co Tu, and Ma from Da Nang, Quang Nam, Thua Thien-Hue, Kon Tum, and Dak Nong. … [Read more...] about Elegant weaving of local allure
Pham Anh Duc, Director of the Binh Thuan branch of the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies, said over the past 5 years, the branch has disbursed 3.15 trillion VND for over 140,000 poor households, near-poor households and other policy beneficiaries to develop production and business.poor households have received support to build their houses; and nearly 10,000 households living in disadvantaged areas have got loans to invest in production and business./. … [Read more...] about When the Party’s Directive 40 spreads in life!
Tay hamlet preserves ethnic culture Preserving ethnic culture is a tough challenge in the modern world. In Thai Hai hamlet, Thai Nguyen province, preserving the language, costumes, folklore, and customs of Vietnam’s Tay ethnic minority is a task for every family. … [Read more...] about Unique marriage custom of the Raglai