Fund For Quality of Life officially came into operation
- 29 April, 2022 20:05
On April 29th, in Ho Chi Minh City, the Fund for Quality of Life (the Foundation) held a launching ceremony and signed a cooperation agreement to implement the project “Enhancing the physical condition of Vietnamese citizens “.
The program was attended by nearly 200 guests from agencies, departments and businesses at home and abroad, sponsors…
The project “Improving the physical condition of Vietnamese citizens” is the Number 6 project of the Foundation, supported by the Vietnam Young Physician Association, the Department of Education and Training of Ben Tre province, the Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University, Students Assistance Center at Ho Chi Minh city and Green + Group collaborated to implement. In the period of 2022-2025, this project aims to improve the physical condition of 1,000 students during 4 academic years of study at 5 schools in Ho Chi Minh City and Ben Tre province with a total budget of 30 billion VND.
The overall goal of the project is to assess the current situation and implement intervention models for the physical and mental health of students. Specifically: 1/Assess students’ stature and nutrition in terms of weight, height, complete blood count, eyesight, sexual and reproductive health; 2/ Assessment of mental health, levels of anxiety disorders and depression and well-being in students; 3/ Deploy an intervention model to improve stature and nutrition for students; 4/ Implement an intervention model to improve mental health and well-being.
Fund for Quality of Life was established on March 16, 2022 under Decision No. 187 of the Ministry of Home Affairs. The Foundation’s head office is located on the 3rd floor, Green Plus building, 73-75 Tran Trong Cung, Tan Thuan Dong ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City and has a nationwide coverage. The Fund was found with the mission: Support difficult people and disadvantaged groups in society; Improve the quality of life for Vietnamese people; Planting trees – greening the country – protecting the environment.
Over the past time, the Fund For Quality of Life has cooperated with the Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University and the University Medical Center, Ho Chi Minh City to carry out 11 rounds of free medical check-ups and distributions for poor people in Ben Tre, giving scholarships to thousands of students with difficult circumstances. At the same time, cooperated with Ben Tre province to launch a program to plant 10 million trees with an estimated cost of nearly 100 billion VND.
In 2021, when the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, the Foundation cooperated with the Vietnam Young Physician Association, Green + Group to organize 15 programs “For a healthy Vietnam” including financial support, medical supplies for people and frontline medical workers to fight the epidemic.
In particular, to launch the movement of the whole people to exercise, enhacing their resistance, thereby preventing Covid-19, the Foundation, along with Green + Group, has coordinated with the Ministry of Health and the Central Committee of the HCYU, The Vietnam Young Physician Association and many provinces over the country guide the exercise “Overcoming the fear of nCoV”. The program has received the response of hundreds of thousands of businesses and millions of citizens over the country and was established by the Vietnam Records Organization as a record for the exercise attracting the most participants.
The Fund was founded by CEO Dang Duc Thanh – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Green + Group and Founder, President of the Fund Management Board. The Fund’s Management Board consists of Mr. Phan Tan Dat – Chairman of the Board of Directors of DRH Holdings Joint Stock Company, Vice President of the Fund, Dr. Huynh Ky Tran – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lan Hao Cosmetics Co., Ltd. Thorakao, Vice President of the Fund; Architect Le Viet Hai – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hoa Binh Construction Group Joint Stock Company, Vice President of the Fund; Ms. Huynh Bich Ngoc – Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Thanh Thanh Cong Group, Vice President of the Fund; Ms. Dang Bich Van – Chief Customer Sales Officer – BIS international School, Fund Director.
In addition, the Fund was consulted by 4 experts: Head of the Committee Prof. Dr. Le Quan Nghiem – Former Vice Rector of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City; Assoc. Prof. Dr Nguyen Thi Bay – President of Fund Foundation for Quality Of Life; Mr. Johan Nyvene – Chairman of the board of directors of Vietnam International Securities JSC (HSC); Ms. Ha Thi Thu Thanh – Chairman of the board of directors of Deloitte Vietnam Company Limited.
By: Hoang Nam (Sai Gon Entrepreneur Newspaper)