Thanks to its continuous efforts to solve societal issues, protect the environment,t and empower women,
On 25th October, EKOCENTER received the 2019 En Xanh Award, Vietnam’s first awards ceremony honoring the best business initiatives that aim to build a humane and sustainable community. First held in 2017, the En Xanh Award this year included a concert in tribute to the human values of the business community. Being honored at the 2019 En Xanh gala is a testament to
One of the major impacts of the projects is to solve issues about water usage and the consequences of climate change. By the end of 2018, the project has provided 2 billion liters of clean water to over 70,000 residents, as well as supported the conservation and restoration of 450 hectares of flood-based livelihoods. That the EKOCENTER project being honored at the 2019 En Xanh is thanks to these impressive figures as well as its positive impacts on the community. This award plays an essential role in attracting more partners to cooperate with
“We are happy to have clean water to use and have a community center to gather and have fun. The women in the area have the opportunity to chat, play sports, and shop at the kiosk. We hope there will be more centers in other places as well to bring these benefits to the whole community” – said Ms. Hong Tham - a resident at the Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City.
Undoubtedly, EKOCENTER does not only meet the demands of numerous households but also make the dreams of thousands of women come true, proven by many inspiring and touching stories. One of them comes from Ms. Do Thi Chuyen, who used to be a poor housewife and economically dependent. However, thanks to the business operation and management training of EKOCENTER, she has gradually increased her income, afforded to take care of her children and became one of the 3 women managingthe EKOCENTER in Duyen Thai. With 11 EKOCENTER centers in 11 provinces and cities across the country,
“The EKOCENTER project has been receiving support from numerous social enterprise partners and local authorities, and the local people. This is one of
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