TPO – Workers who cannot afford to return home to celebrate Tet in Ho Chi Minh City are invited to have a New Year’s meal, watch a lion dance and receive gifts, lucky money and good wishes right in the first days of the new year.
At noon on February 13 (the 4th day of Tet), the Labor Confederation of Ho Chi Minh City came to celebrate Tet with 14 families of workers staying at 72/2 Phan Huy Ich (ward 15, Tan Binh district). This boarding house has 30 rooms, of which nearly 50% stay to celebrate Tet away from home this year.
Workers who stay are invited to parties, watch lion dances…
A meal filled with love at the workers’ boarding house
Tears welled up when invited to a party with Tet dishes such as banh tet, pickled onions, braised meat with eggs, bitter melon soup…; In addition to receiving gifts and lucky money at the beginning of the year, Ms. Tran Thi Le Thu (50 years old, from Quang Binh) confided: “Very happy and surprised to receive so much attention from the locality and the city. Workers who live in rented accommodation to celebrate Tet away from home like us feel sad every time Spring comes, but because of the circumstances, we have to endure it. However, we always feel warm when we receive love and support from leaders of departments, this is the motivation for our workers to be more determined to stay in the city, work and contribute. more in the near future.”
Receive New Year’s gifts
Ms. Tran Thi Dieu Thuy, President of the Ho Chi Minh City Confederation of Labor, gave lucky money to the workers’ children, and wished them to be good and study well.
Taking his three daughters to see the lion dance, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Dung (44 years old, from Ha Nam Ninh) was happy when his children all received lucky money, and also received additional gifts with many essential foods, and more. candy for the children.
“I work as a delivery person, and my wife sells lottery tickets with little income, so I can’t buy anything for Tet, but I hope to be able to return home. But now my family has Tet” – Mr. Dung said, his face full of happiness.
Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Dung and his children were happy with the gift they received at the beginning of the year
Sending New Year wishes to the boarding house workers celebrating Tet away from home, Ms. Tran Thi Dieu Thuy, President of the Ho Chi Minh City Confederation of Labor, expressed that she was very happy to join the workers’ families to watch the lion dance and eat the first meal of the new year on this special occasion. so special. “The new year is the start of new and good things. Wishing families always be healthy, happy, achieve many good results at work and that their plans and plans in the new year will be successful” – Ms. Thuy sent.
On this occasion, the Ho Chi Minh City Labor Federation sent 25 gifts to households in the neighborhood, each gift worth 1 million VND. On the same afternoon, the Ho Chi Minh City Labor Federation also met with 52 worker families staying in Thu Duc City.
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