Thai giant provides support to education in Ba Ria — Vung Tau

Friday, Sep 07, 2018 14:20

SCG officials donate scholarships worth VND1 billion (US$43,800)to representatives of the Study Encouragement Association of Ba Ria Vung Tau Province. — VNS Photo

Thai conglomerate SCG has donated VND1 billion (US$43,800) to the Study Encouragement Association of Ba Ria Vung Tau Province to support local students with good ethics and outstanding academic records.

Dhep Vongvanich, its Viet Nam executive country director, said at the signing ceremony: “Human development is at the core of SCG’s corporate social responsibility programmes. We believe that education has the power to create a better future as it builds on human quality.

“Thus, besides SCG Sharing the Dream scholarship, this is another project to support Vietnamese children in education.”

Ba Ria Vung Tau is home to SCG’s flagship project, Long Son Petrochemicals.

The company has been working closely with local authorities to support local communities with various projects like the renovation of Ba Ria Vung Tau School for disabled children, handover of playgrounds to Long Son 1 & 2 Primary Schools and sponsorship of the Ba Ria Vung Tau football club.

SCG is a leading conglomerate in the Southeast region comprising three core businesses: cement and building materials, chemicals and packaging.

SCG has more than 200 subsidiaries and 54,000 employees. — VNS

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