Both Eurocharm TW and VPIC1 in Vietnam have maintained good communication with the local communities. The Company’s operating activities did not cause negative impacts to the local communities. The Company has more than 20 years of experience in Vietnam; Eurocharm has leveraged the local culture to management and develop the overseas market with this foundation. At the same time, we have helped improve the lives of residents in Vietnam with our corporate impact.

Emergency Aid

This year, we redirected the beneficiaries of the aid back to within the Company, providing monetary assistance to employees from financially disadvantaged families. From November 24 to 26, 2022, the Company held a charity festival at the Company’s football field while donating an initial amount of VND 26,000 thousand. Employees set up 13 booths that sell goods and play games, with all profits as the funds for disadvantaged employees before the Lunar New Year. With the enthusiastic participation of all employees, a total of VND 113,248 thousand was raised and handed over to the Company’s labor union for the exclusive use for the pre-Lunar New Year funds.

Participation in Charity Activities

On September 29, 2022, the Company donated VND 10 million (NT$ 12,840) to the scholarships of Bắc Ninh Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce for disadvantaged families in Vinh Phuc Province to help underserved students.
(Note) The exchange rate is VND: NTD = 1: 0.001284 in 2022.

Donating Bicycles to Children in Need

On May 22, 2022, the Vinh Phuc Labor Bureau launched “For the Children” fundraising campaign as part of its Children’s Funds activities. The Company actively responded by donating 35 bicycles to disadvantaged children in TamDuong County with the value of VND 52,500 thousand. Facing young children who are just half the height of an adult, we hope that this gift can help them persevere in their studies.

Helping Impoverished Families

For impoverished families, having a good Lunar New Year is a humble but difficult wish. On January 10, 2022, VPIC1 partnered with Vinh Phuc Red Cross to distribute 23 gifts to local families with extreme difficulty with a value of VND 1.7 million. On January 21, 2022, the Company cooperated with Vĩnh Yên City Red Cross and went to Khai Quang Industrial Zone in the City with 40 gifts, with a total value of VND 3.2 million, as well as cash of VND 4.9 million to 63 disadvantaged families.

Donating Fans to Families in Need

On August 11, 2022, with the help from Vinh Phuc Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Company reached Yen Thach City and Bo Ly City to donate electrical fans to good students from disadvantaged families, hoping to allow them to feel comfortable and concentrate on studying in the hot summer. The total value of the contribution is VND 33.6 million.

Donating Hospital Beds to Help Vietnam Fight Covid-19

After the Labor Day holiday, a new wave of Covid-19 broke out in Vietnam. Vinh Phuc Province was one of the outbreak points. The provincial government quickly responded to quarantine and implemented a 10-day social isolation in Vinh An. Pandemic prevention work requires a lot of medical resources, with the empathy of the citizens of Vinh Phuc. VPIC1 donated 20 three-motor high-grade electric hospital beds with a total price of VND 770 million (approximately NT$830,000). On June 4, 2021, witnessed by Mr. Thanh, Chairman of Vinh Phuc Province, General Manager Andy Wu represent of Vietnam subsidiary VPIC1 donated to Vinh Phuc Province Red Cross Society. The Red Cross Society arranged to send it to Vinh Phuc San Nhi Hospital for installation and use. It is one of the seven treatment facilities for confirmed patients in Vinh Phuc Province.

Donate to Help Vietnam Buy Vaccines

The pandemic situation has become more and more complicated. Vinh Phuc Province has strict control over the pandemic. On September 21, 2021, the company provided VND 10,000,000,000 (about NT$1,208,000) to support the Vinh Phuc provincial government to purchase vaccines to prevent the spread of the pandemic.

New Year’s Aid to Poor Families

The Lunar New Year is an important festival in Vietnam as well as Taiwan, we all hope to have a good New Year. On the eve of this traditional festival, on January 26, 2021, 20 gifts worth VND 15 million were presented together with the Vinh Phuc Provincial Public Security Unit. It was given to needy families in Tan Dao County, Vinh Phuc Province. 20 gifts worth VND 16 million were given to families in need in Vinh Phuc Province, Sanyang County, and An Hoa Community together with the Kaiguang District Public Security Unit. On January 28, 2021, 20 gifts worth VND 12.6 million were presented together with the Red Cross of Vinh Phuc Province to the families in need in Vinh Phuc Province, Luohe County and Tongsheng Community. 20 gifts worth VND 10 million were together with the Kai Guang District given to families in need in Vinh Phuc Province, Yong An City and Kai Guang Fang, totaling 80 households with a total of VND 53.6 million (about NT$65,000).

Donate Rice Cookers to Help the Poor

In the cold weather, food and clothing are the most basic needs of every family. The company cooperated with the Foreign Affairs Bureau of Vinh Phuc Province to go to Lap Thach County to donate rice cooking to poor families, with a total of 80 households, VND 50,400,000 (about NT$60,883).

Disbursement of Emergency Relief Funds

In cooperation with the municipal government of Vinh An, Vietnam. In response to the emergency, natural disasters, man-made accidents and family changes and other unexpected situations in society, we provide cash assistance to those who are in financial hardship to alleviate the urgent needs of families in need. On May 28, 2019, representatives of the company also visited children from particularly poor local families, three families located in Duy Phien, Hoang Dan and Hop Hoa villages, donating VND15 million (about NT$18,000) in cash. A Tao, the children from Duy Phien village, is almost three years old this year, but her weight is only equivalent to the one-year-old child, and she is still unable to walk, and her illness cannot be treated well because of her family’s poverty; A Cha, the children from Hoang Doa village, has no father and her mother is sick and so the family relies on local relatives for income; A Chang, the children from Hop Hoa village, has no mother and his father is not well and has limited income.

Sponsorship for Needy Families during the New Year

The Lunar New Year is an important festival in Vietnam as well as Taiwan, we all hope to have a good New Year. On January 15 and January 18, 2019, a total of 90 poor families in Tam Duong District and Khai Quang Square were given a gift of VND 45 million (about NT$54,000) before the Lunar New Year. In addition, a special needy family in Vinh Tuong donated VND 5 million (about NT$ 600) on January 25, 2019. In addition, on the eve of the traditional festival in 2020, the company cooperated with the Public Security and the Red Cross to give condolences and gifts to a total of 80 households in Khai Quang, Dao Tru, An Hoa and Dong Thinh. The company cooperated with public security to visit 51 poor families in Khai Quang, Vinh An City, Dao Duc, Binh Xuyen County and Tien Lu, Lap Thach County with a donation of VND 800,000 each, and also cooperated with Vinh Phuc’s TV to visit 3 special poor families in Tri Duong County, Hoa Thanh Township, Tri Island County and Ho Son Township with a donation of VND 3 million each, totaling VND 49.8 million (about NT$ 59,760).

Martyr Family Gift

July 27 is Vietnam Martyrs’ Day, in Song Lo and Lap Thach, Vinh Phuc, Vietnam, presenting gifts on July 23, 2018 donated 23 people for VND 29 million (about NT$ 34,800) to wounded soldiers and families in difficulty. In addition, in line with the provincial economic and public security, on July 25, 2019, the company donated 10 wheelchairs of VND 20 million (about NT$24,000) to the families of martyrs with mobility problems in Lap Thach.

Material Donation

Our company is committed to advocating care for remote areas and helping poor families by collecting and donating materials. On June 5, 2018, we donated 40 electric fans of VND 20 million (about NT$24,000) to the Tan Island Red Cross. On December 19, 2018, donated quilts to 70 families in Ngoc Thanh and Cao Minh villages in the amount of VND 28,044,000 (approximately NT$61,992). On January 29th, 2019, the company and the Immigration Bureau presented 20 gifts of VND 10 million (about NT$12,000) to 20 poor families in Tam Quan commune. On December 10 and December 12, 2019, the company visited Yen Lac district and Bach Luu city to donate warm quilts to 70 poor families in the area, totaling VND 51,660,000 (about NT$ 61,992).

Help Raise Funds for Disaster Relief

In October 2020, when the central provinces of Vietnam were hit by severe flooding, the company union launched a donation campaign. The company, the party branch and all employees donated a total amount of VND 135 million (about NT$164,201) with empathy. On November 7, 2020, 13 members representing the company, party branch and trade union came to Tung Loc Commune, Can Loc District, Ha Tinh Province, to deliver 180 gifts worth VND 750,000 (about NT$ 912) each directly to local residents affected by the disaster.

The flooding in central Vietnam is serious. We organized a disaster relief program for 40 victims with a total of VND 30 million (about NT$ 36,000) on November 7, 2020. In addition, on December 19, the company donated VND 34.83 million (approximately NT$ 41,796) to Ha Noi Child Care Center for the poor in Hanoi in response to a fundraising campaign launched by Piaggio VN.