The Vietnam Bank of Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) invested VND20 billion to build a kindergarten in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, on June 9.
It also presented 150 savings books worth VND10 million each to local people.
The bank has actively contributed to reducing poverty in recent years with total donations of VND2,000 billion and it plans to spend more than VND1,000 billion on social welfare in 2012.
In HCM City alone, the bank has donated more than VND100 billion to build 56 homes for poor households and offer gifts and savings accounts to the poor. It has also funded VND66.5 billion to build schools in Hoc Moon district and Districts 2 and 3.