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Uniting to build a new-style rural area

TQO - Khuon Thong Hamlet, Phuc Ninh Commune, Yen Son District is one of the first 22 villages of the province to meet the standard of a model new-style rural area. This result is the joint effort and consensus of the local people in building a new countryside.

Since 2012, the local people of Khuon Thong Hamlet have contributed money to build works that meet the new rural criteria. In which, people have contributed over VND250 million, donated over 3,000 m2 of land to complete the construction of an inter-village concrete road with a length of 1.9 km. In 2017, the village received structural support from the State, the people in the village built a spacious, clean and beautiful culture house with a total value of over VND550 million.

The garden of Nguyen Van Vinh's household in Khuon Thong Hamlet, Phuc Ninh Commune, Yen Son District.

The village has mobilised people to build a model garden for high economic efficiency. The garden of Nguyen Van Vinh's household is one of three models selected by the commune as a site in the village. Vinh shared, when he was selected to be a model garden, his family re-planned the garden system, invested in expanding the area of pomelo garden with good pomelo varieties such as green skin pomelo, Dien pomelo, sugar pomelo, etc. In addition, his family regularly cleans the planting area, uses biological products instead of pesticides. Thanks to that, his family's garden grew well, bringing high income. On average, his family earns nearly VND200 million per year from fruit tree cultivation.

Currently, the hamlet has 95% of households focusing on growing fruit trees for high income. Thus, the hamlet became a bright spot in the economic development of the commune. The living standards of local people have been increasingly improved with the average income of nearly VND55 million per person per year.

Khuon Thong Hamlet has also mobilised local people to join hands in socializing the construction of electricity works to light up rural roads; construction of campus, fence, sanitary works for culture house with a total value of over VND150 million. The hamlet established 2 volleyball teams and performing teams to serve people on Tet holiday. According to the review in 2021, the whole hamlet has 97% of cultural households while 85% of households have achieved cultural households for 3 years.

Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Phuc Ninh Commune Nguyen Tien Ha confirmed that, Khuon Thong has always maintained solidarity in construction of new-style rural area.

Minh Thuy

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