Written by: Kieu Oanh

Photo by: Dai Duong, Thanh Huyen, Hai Hau

In the exciting atmosphere of youth throughout the country of successfully celebrating the 11th National Youth Union Congress and looking forward to the 87th anniversary of establishment of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (March 26, 1931 – March 26, 2018), in order to enhance the education of ideological politics, the heroic traditions of the nation and promote the spirit of readiness, volunteering, creating a vibrant atmosphere of emulation among the Youth Union members, with the consent of the Party Committee, Trade Union and the Board of Directors of the Company, the Standing Committee of PTSC Quang Ngai Youth Union successfully organized the “Significant series of activities to celebrate the youth month – phase 1 from March 16 until March 20, 2018 ”.

Within the scope of this series of activities, on March 16, 2018, Dung Quat Port Youth Union Branch of PTSC Quang Ngai and its associated branches including Dung Quat Customs, Dung Quat Border Post, Quang Ngai Maritime Port Authority and Binh Thuan communal Youth Unions painted houses for poor households (Ms. Pham Thi Na, Residential area No. 1, Dong Lo village, Binh Thuan commune). This is a periodic activity of the model “Painting a house per month” for poor households in Binh Thuan commune, Binh Son district, Quang Ngai province with a total funding of VND 12 million.

In response to the 2018 Earth Hour campaign “I’m Green Today” and to celebrate the Youth Month, on March 17, 2018, the PTSC Quang Ngai Youth Union Executive Board has organized the program “Planting trees at Dung Quat Mechanical Workshop”. In the hot weather, more than 30 volunteers were enthusiastically involved in digging, clearing grass, carrying manure, planting trees and watering 400 Casuarina trees with the shining smiles on the faces of Youth Union members because they understand that this small action has contributed to the fresh, green and clean landscape for the mechanical workshop and raise the awareness of environmental protection and climate change response today.

Social welfare work for the community is the next activity to welcome the Youth month of 2018, on March 20, 2018, PTSC Quang Ngai Youth Union Executive Board coordinated with Youth Union Branches of Quang Ngai Maritime Port Authority, Dung Quat Customs, Dung Quat Border Port, Pilotage Corporation of IV Zone – Da Nang, Gemadept Dung Quat International Port and Binh Son district Youth Union to present 60 gifts for students staying at boarding houses (Provincial Youth Works built by units in 2010 for Kor ethnic students) with difficult circumstances, overcoming difficulties and studying well at Binh An communal Secondary School, Binh Son district, Quang Ngai province with a gift worth 300,000 VND. This is a profoundly meaningful activity, showing the spirit of solidarity for the community of the units operating in the maritime industry, contributing to the wings of the dream to school, bringing a bright future for the younger generations.

A series of meaningful activities to celebrate the Youth month (Phase 1 from March 16 to March 20, 2018) has many successes with a strong spillover effect in Youth union members on the spirit of solidarity and sense of responsibility for the community towards the origin, at the same time affirming the bravery, the spirit of readiness, volunteering, the role of the Youth union members in the movement of building and defending the Fatherland./.