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Lao Red Cross Society prepares equipment for helping poor people

The Lao Red Cross hasprepared some assisted equipment for the Red Cross in Vientiane and Bolikhamxay provinces to help the poor people in the provinces.

The handover ceremony and sending of assisted equipment was held at the Red Cross warehouse (KM16) in Vientiane on November 9, presented by Mr. PhouthonMuangpak, President of the Lao Red Cross and received by the Head of the Red Cross of Bolikhamxay Province Ms. VanphengXaysongkham, and Head of the Red Cross of Vientiane Province Mr. BounnaoPhachomphon,.

The equipment consists of 150 boxes of clothing, pants, shirts and shoes, of which 100 boxes are shoes, and 50 boxes are clothing presented to the Red Cross of Bolikhamxay and 200 boxes presented to Red Cross of Vientiane Province worth total 711 million kip.

The equipment was supported by theKorean Red Cross.The equipment is a product of FILA. The assisted equipment isto help the poor people in the provinces.

The heads of the Red Cross Society of both provinces expressed thanks the Lao Red Cross Society recognizing the importance of local relief work, the Vientiane Red Cross will donate assisted equipment to ethnic dormitories and the people in need and the victims in the province. Bolikhamxay Province will also go to help the poor and disadvantaged within the province as well.

Source: Lao News Agency