An outstanding contributor is the charity kitchen team at Dong Thap Hospital. The charity kitchen team, currently headed by Deputy Head of the Representative Committee of Hoa Hao Buddhism in Dong Thap Nguyễn Văn Thiết, has been providing free meals, porridge and water for poor patients since its establishment 20 years ago. In 2020, the charity kitchen offered 1.8 million liters of fresh water, 1.8 million meal sets and 720,000 porridge sets to poor patients at the hospital, with the contributing value of 12.2 billion VND in total.
Hoa Hao Buddhists in Dong Thap also made practical contributions worth over 15 billion VND for building charity houses for the disadvantaged and rural bridges in localities, providing free health examinations, medicines and other services for poor patients, offering supports to lonely elderly and poor locals, and supporting education promotion initiatives, etc.
Handing over a charity house sponsored by the charity kitchen at Dong Thap Hospital
Regarding the Covid-19 prevention work, Hoa Hao Buddhists in Dong Thap have presented over 20,000 facemasks and 200 bottles of hand-washing liquid to disadvantaged people in the locality.