Zero-VND mini-supermarkets open for the poor during the Tet holidays | Business
Markets selling over 50 essential items at fixed prices open early in the morning and operate until 5 p.m.
Each family received a voucher of 400,000 VND (17.6 USD) to purchase essentials for the next Tet.
The program is expected to help more than 25,000 underprivileged households organize a happy Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
PNJ Board Chair and HAWEE Chairperson Cao Thi Ngoc Dung said supermarkets were hastily organized to create favorable conditions for people to shop and enjoy a happy Tet. in the run-up to the Lunar New Year festival. The organizing council hopes to receive more support from collectives and individuals to bring a happy Tet to underprivileged families.
To date, the program has received a donation worth nearly VND 12 billion (US $ 529,000). The board plans to open six more Zero-VND mini-supermarkets in other provinces and cities.