Australia starts direct aid program

(VOVWORLD) - The Australian government on Friday began receiving applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP), which grants financial support for projects in Vietnam for 2018-2019. 
Australia starts direct aid program - ảnh 1A DAP-funded project to provide helmets for pupils at Nguyen Trai primary school in Ha Giang province in 2017 (Photo:Vietnamnews)

The program gives a maximum of 44,000 USD to community groups, NGOs, and non-profit organizations to develop small-scale projects to empower disadvantaged communities. DAP Hanoi will prioritize high value projects and initiatives with innovative approaches to longstanding development challenges. 

The Australian Embassy in Hanoi is responsible for provinces from northern Vietnam to Thua Thien – Hue and the Australian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city will run the DAP in southern provinces.

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