On 18/07/2013 afternoon, at its headquarter office at 72 Tran Hung Dao - Ha Noi, Vietnam Prosperity Bank (VPBank) held a solemn launching ceremony of its 2013 social welfare program named “Action for the dreams”. This is one key program in the series of activities to celebrate its 20th anniversary of establishment (12/8/1993 - 12/08/2013), marking a developmental milestone on Vietnam financial monetary market.
At this event, VPBank signed a cooperation agreement with Dan Tri Electronic Newspaper in co-organizing the social welfare program named “Action for the dreams”. Accordingly, in 2013, VPBank will spend VND 5 billion to implement social welfare activities, including VND 1 billion of scholarships at the Family Study Encouragement Festival and scholarships for the students with financial difficulty via the Peer Hands Together Fund, which belongs to Vietnam Study Encouragement Fund; and 4 billion under the Social Welfare and Community Support program in 11 provinces/cities in three economic regions namely West North, Central Highlands and the West South including Hoa Binh, Nghe An, Phu Tho, Thanh Hoa, Gia Lai, Long An, An Giang, Can Tho, Vinh Long, Kien Giang and Dong Thap.
Regarding this program, representative of VPBank leadership shared that: "With the business motto of sustainable development in close connection with social responsibility, the program “Action for the dreams” is a meaningful community-oriented activity. Through the program, VPBank wishes to share the difficulty and support the special circumstances who desire to overcome fates and pursue their dreams.”
Mr. Pham Huy Hoan, the Chief Editor of Dan Tri Electronic Newspaper cum Director of Vietnam Study Encouragement Fund, said: “The collaboration between VPBank and Vietnam Study Encouragement Fund and Dan Tri Electronic Newspaper to launch program “Action for the dreams” will help more students have motivation to overcome difficulties to study well, contributing to the country by their own talent.”.
For 20 years of existence in the market, VPBank has made a comprehensive and remarkable development, not only in business activity but also in social and community - oriented activities such as: Financing for the construction of the biggest pottery flag of Vietnam at Truong Sa island, financing for the construction of Xuan Hoa kindergarten in Nam Dinh, contribution to building more than 1 million union homes, sponsor of wheelchairs to the disabled and victims of Agent Orange, establishment of Prosperity scholarship for very good students and students with financial difficulty throughout the country ...
For its contribution in banking and financial market and social community, VPBank has received prestigious awards such as: Vietnam Strong Brand for 7 consecutive years, Vietnam Value Award 2012,
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