THACO AGRI donates 15 mobile medical trucks to Cambodian Red Cross
On Nov. 8, in the Vietnam - Cambodia Trade and Investment Promotion Forum 2022 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, THACO AGRI donated 15 mobile medical trucks, worth $240,000 to the Cambodian Red Cross.
At the event, in the presence of Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, THACO Chairman Tran Ba Duong presented 15 mobile medical trucks, worth $240,000 to Ms. Pum. Chantinie - General Secretary of the Cambodian Red Cross Society to provide the mobile medical facilities for health care for local people.
After the forum, 15 mobile medical trucks branded THACO traversed the streets in Phnom Penh capital to the Cambodian Red Cross Society. In return, the association representative sent their gratitude for the donation, especially the company's concerns about the well-being of the Cambodian community. The post Covid-19 health problems as well as cardiovascular disease in the elderly are increasing; therefore, the vehicles are necessary for the Red Cross to reach remote areas for timely medical examination and treatment.
THACO AGRI is a corporation adopting large-scale organic agricultural production on a total land area of 84,000 hectares across Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. In Cambodia, the production area is 43,000 hectares, mainly in Rattanakiri and Kratie provinces.
In 2019-22, despite difficulties from the Covid-19 pandemic, the company succeeded to maintain its construction and production with more than 15,000 active hectares of fruits of all kinds, including 12,000 hectares of bananas, 2,650 hectares of mangoes, and 350 hectares of pineapples. Meanwhile, the company also constructed transport - irrigation - electricity infrastructure, and more than 200 house blocks, including 4,920 rooms for workers, and created stable jobs for more than 14,000 Cambodian workers, changed jobs for 4,373 people/802 households from Tonle Sap to work in its complexes, and organized 12 primary-level classes for more than 340 students.