Women’s festival day for community

October 20th 2009 marked the 79th anniversary of Vietnamese Women’s Day. In order to promote the tradition of solidarity, community cooperation and encourage for those who are in difficulties, “Women’s festival day for community” was organized simultaneously in 24 urban/suburban districts of Ho Chi Minh City on October 10th 2009.

Main activities of the day were: overall street sanitation, free medicine and health check-up for elderly people, women reintegrating into the community, poor women, HIV infected women and women victims of agent orange… o­n this occasion, Women’s Union of 24 urban/suburban districts handed over affection houses for poor and disabled women with especially difficult situations, good meals for the elderly women, collected savings in cash and in kinds from its women’s unions members.

Translated by Int’l Relations Dept.