On the morning of September 22, 2021, the Soc Xoai Pagoda Charity Association presented 300 gifts to people in difficult circumstances, due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic in communes in Hon Dat district, Kien Giang province.
TT. Danh Counter, Member of the Women’s Council, Vice Chairman of the Provincial Women’s Sexual Health Association, Abbot of Soc Xoai Pagoda, said that Kien Giang province is currently in the time of social distancing and taking urgent measures to prevent and control the disease. Covid-19 epidemic according to Directives 15 and 16 of the Prime Minister. At the same time, in response to the call of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, the Standing Committee of the Kien Giang Provincial Women’s Birth Control Association.
Realizing that the lives of the people here are still facing many difficulties due to the impact of the epidemic, in the spirit of “Serving sentient beings is practical offering to the Buddhas”, the pagoda has awarded 300 gifts to people in 4 communes. in the district such as: Son Kien commune 50 parts, Son Binh commune 50 parts, Binh Giang commune 100 parts, Tho Son commune 100 parts.
Each part is worth 335 thousand VND, including rice, noodles and other necessities, with a total budget of 100 million 500 thousand VND. Because of the complicated situation of the epidemic, to ensure the 5K recommendation, the temple did not directly give gifts to the people, asking the local authorities of the communes to receive and distribute to each household.