Catholic dignitaries in the province have encouraged the parishioners to take care of the education of their children as well as organized many practical activities to help disadvantaged students with high academic results.
Since 2006, Trung Lao parish in Trung Truc district has spent 20 million VND per year from its fund for the education promotion for supporting over 80 disadvantaged students with high academic results on occasion of the new school year, as well as presented 20 gifts to teachers teaching at the schools in the parish.
Catholics in Giap Nam parish in Hai Phuong commune of Nam Dinh province’s Hai Hau district currently make up 49% the commune population. Every year, the education promotion board in the parish has held meetings with parents of excellent pupils and poor pupils with high academic results and present gifts on the occasion of the end of the school year and the new school year.
In addition, Catholics in Bui Chu parish (Xuan Truong district) and the parishes and Catholic communities in Truc Hung commune (Truc Ninh district) have contributed 6 billion VND to reconstruction of the kindergarten and secondary schools in the localities.
PH (Nam Dinh newspaper)