CapitaLand Development donates $30,000 for children’s education in Binh Duong province

CapitaLand Development (CLD) has partnered with the Red Cross of Binh Duong province to launch the "Stepping Together with Love" campaign. The program aims to raise funds for the upgrade of the kitchen at Thanh Tuyen Preschool (Branch 2) in Dau Tieng district, Binh Duong province.

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Supporting over 80 students in this school’s area, The online walking campaign and outdoor walking event are the main activities within the program. CLD commits to contributing $30,000 when reaching a total of 100 million steps from the online campaign and 10 million steps from the outdoor walking event. Register for the free event at www.togetherwestep.vn.

“Step together with love” is one of the activities by CapitaLand to affirm their commitment to sustainable development, connection, and positive value creation for the community in Vietnam after three decades of joining the market since 1994. Within the program, the online walking campaign runs from 24 February to 24 March; the outdoor walking event takes place on 31 March in Binh Duong New City, Binh Duong Province. Participants can choose a 2km or 5km distance and can either run or walk with friends, family, and pets. The event welcomes participants of all ages and fitness levels.

Organizer’s representative, Mr. Ronald Tay, CEO of CapitaLand Development (Vietnam), said: “This event is not only a physical training challenge but also a community support activity. Through our reputable partner, the Red Cross Society of Binh Duong Province, we have the opportunity to understand the beneficiaries and their needs in the local area. In celebrating CapitaLand’s 30 years’ journey in Vietnam, we hope to receive support from the community in creating positive changes. Together, we contribute to embellishing life and elevating the community.”

“In Vietnam, we are committed to building a better future for children through educational and social assistance activities. Since 2007, the company and its philanthropic arm, CapitaLand Hope Foundation, have supported the upgrading of facilities at four schools in Phu Tho, Hung Yen, and Long An provinces, contributing to creating a safe learning environment for students as well as improving their access to education through various activities such as book donations, scholarships, and school nutrition. We aim to inspire even more children and lay the foundation for their future achievements.”

Ms. Nguyen Thi Le Trinh, Central Committee of the Vietnam Red Cross, Chairman of the Binh Duong Provincial Red Cross Society, shared: “We are honored to accompany CLD in the “Step together with love” program in Binh Duong Province. The provincial Red Cross Society always accompanies humanitarian activities and supports people in difficulty. We greatly appreciate CLD’s contributions in Binh Duong Province, especially in supporting the construction of a boarding kitchen for children at Thanh Tuyen kindergarten (branch 2).”

Mr. Wyeren Yap, General Director of Southern Vietnam of CapitaLand Vietnam (left), and Ms. Nguyen Thi Le Trinh, Central Committee of the Vietnam Red Cross, Chairman of the Binh Duong Provincial Red Cross Society (right), at the signing ceremony

SYCAMORE is the main sponsor of the “Step together with love” campaign. This is CapitaLand’s first large-scale residential project in Vietnam. UOA Group is the co-developer of the project. Expected to be launched in the second quarter of 2024, SYCAMORE covers an area of 18.9 ha, providing more than 3,700 apartments and long-term housing in low, medium, and high-rise areas for about 13,000 residents. Additionally, the campaign is also sponsored by Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam – Nam Binh Duong Branch, Vietnam Investment and Development Commercial Joint Stock Bank – Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Branch, Otsuka Vietnam Nutrition Company, California Fitness & Yoga Centers, and Bao Minh Gia Dinh Company.