H’mong chickens came to the UEB

The owner of Quoc Oai Organic Chicken Enterprise present H'mong chicken to representatives of VNU University of Economics and Business
Nearly twenty businesses in various sectors have been selected to join Thriive project - an interest-free loan. In the first Thriive Information Workshop, held on Sunday, October 21, Thriive enterprises 2018 brought their products to introduce to representatives of VNU University of Economics and Business.

The 2018 Thriive companies are active in diverse fields such as organic agriculture, fashion, phone repairing and health care sectors like dentistry and Vietnamese traditional medicine, all together created a colorful workshop. These business owners come from different paths. Some of them are disability while other had been through their extremely hardship, but they all have one thing in common which is effortlessness to grow big and support others with the same difficulties.

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Truc Le - Rector of the VNU University of Economics and Business (UEB) - Thriive project management unit, said that: “In many years, UEB has been associating with a wide range of social businesses to create job opportunities for the poor as well as to help disabled people to integrate into society. Besides, hundreds social enterprises which received financial support from Thriive project have grown and become successful. I hope that, being financial supported by Thriive, the 2018 Thriive enterprises will have a breakthrough and significant development in the near future. UEB will not only coordinate but also support Thriive businesses to consume their products and bring to them new markets.”


Assoc.Prof.Dr Nguyen Truc Le: “Apart from educational and training, social responsibilities are among top priorities of the UEB”

In the workshop, products of Thriive businesses were displayed in an attractive way. It was obvious that despite the differences among the benefits and functions of these items, they were all high-qualified and can be used on a daily basis. Amazingly, several business deals were offered just within the event. The H’mong chicken company might have a chance to provide their products to UEB, or decorations from Thuong Thuong - a craft producer would be brought along with UEB teachers as they go abroad.


The conservation between Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Truc Le and Thuong Thuong – a businesswoman suffering from osteogenesis imperfect

Mr. Nguyen Huu Chuyen, the manager of Nghi Luc Viet - a business offers professional fixing technology devices service, shared his own feeling: “Being a disabled, I moved from my hometown - Bac Ninh Province to Ha Noi to run my own business in the year 2008. In addition, I am eager to help other with circumstances to have better lives. Over 10 years of operation, I have offered free vocational training courses for over 40 people. Bringing job opportunities to people, that is the initiative that I applied for Thriive 2018 and fortunately became one of the Thriive enterprises.


a Thriive dentist owner provides dental care to Thuong Thuong at the workshop

At the beginning of the event, Thriive Ha Noi coordinator provided business owners with detailed information, and answered all concerns about the process as well as relevant document to gain the loans. In the second section, businesses were explained clearly how to pay off the loans within the next two years. Thriive Ha Noi also shared the “Values of Thriive’s members” and “Children Policy Rights” to business owners, aiming toward an effectiveness and success of Thriive 2018


Sample products were displayed
Thriive enterprise’s owners take a photo together in the workshop

In the , companies showcased samples and brochures to present their products convincingly. Representatives also had chances to broaden their social and business networks through excitingly interactive activities.

Giving the final statement, Dr Pham Vu Thang, the director of Thiive Ha Noi, thanks to Thriive businesses because through Thriive businesses, Thriive capital can contribute to poverty alleviation by training skills for poor people to be able to find jobs and to support poor communities.

Thriive Ha Noi has been operating under the joint-management between Thriive US and The Center for Economic Development Studies, VNU University of Economics and Business since 2005 aiming to support enterprises to develop, create jobs and positive social impact.

Small enterprises in all fields can apply to join Thriive and they all have the goal of developing and helping the community. By the end of 2017, Thriive has supported 150 enterprises. The project created 1634 new jobs and helped more than 122 thousand disadvantages including people with difficulties, disabilities, ethnic minorities, the old, orphans in northern provinces to overcome obstacles repaying programs of Thriive businesses.

For more details please contact:

The Center for Economic Development Studies, VNU University of Economics and Business

Room 201-203, G4 Building, 144 Xuan Thuy Street, Cau Giay, Hanoi

Website: http://ceds.ueb.edu.vn

Email: thriive.hanoi@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/han.thriive.5


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