Stage 10 to contribute to the construction of Si La community cultural house, Lai Chau has started15/04/2023
Stage 10 of the "Steps for the community" officially took place from April 15 to May 7.
After the ceremony, athletes across the country can access the website sacombankrunnersclub.com or the Sacombank Runners app to participate in Stage 10, the registration portal will be open and the results will be recorded until the end of 07/5/2023.
Similar to the previous stages, stage 10 does not limit participants and does not specify the registered distance, athletes can walk or jog, just need to average speed from 4 minutes/km to 20 minutes /km. The goal of the race is to reach at least 1 million km of walking/running, equivalent to a cost of VND1 billion to contribute to the construction of a community cultural house for the Si La ethnic group in Lai Chau province.
Also, at the ceremony, Sacombank presented 40 gifts/scholarships to the village elders and heads, policy households, and ethnic minority students who are living in difficult circumstances.
Previously, stage 9 (03/3 - 26/3) attracted nearly 12,000 athletes to participate, one of them was Nguyen Dinh Chien (athlete of the Sacombank Runner Club), who has accumulated the greatest distance: over 2,100km.
After 9 stages, the program has raised funds to build 9 community houses for ethnic minorities in 6 provinces, including: Chut ethnic group (Quang Binh); Lo Lo ethnic group (Cao Bang); La Ha ethnic group (Son La); Pa Then ethnic group (Tuyen Quang); Co Lao ethnic group (Ha Giang); Mang, Lu and La Hu ethnic groups (Lai Chau). Up to now, the community house of the Lu and the Chut ethnic group has been inaugurated. In 2023, the remaining cultural houses are expected to be put into operation.
The program "Steps for the community" was jointly organized by Sacombank and the Vietnam Youth Union to promote exercise and sports movements to improve physical and mental health. Simultaneously, promoting the spirit of volunteering for the community of Sacombank employees in particular, as well as the youth nationwide in general, in taking care of and accompanying the ethnic minority communities in Vietnam to preserve and promote traditional cultural values.
Mr. Bui Nguyen Khanh - Director of Sacombank Lao Cai Branch (on the right) hands over the symbolic board of Si La Community Cultural House worth VND1 billion to the representative of the Vietnam Youth Union.
Sacombank presented 40 gifts/scholarships to the village elders and heads, policy households, and ethnic minority students who are living in difficult circumstances.
Sacombank employees, union members and youths of Lao Cai province responded to Stage 10 - "Steps for the community" running on the morning of April 15