Hanoi, 12 June 2020 – More than 800 female house cleaners, who are working and partnering at JupViec.vn, a household service start-up connecting domestic workers and customers via mobile phone app in Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City, have received cash support with a total value of around 70,000 USD to overcome the consequences emerging from the COVID-19. This is a part of activities from the partnership between Mastercard and CARE International to support local women. The cash transfer symbolic ceremony takes place today in Hanoi with the participation of representatives of the recipients, JupViec.vn and CARE International in Vietnam.
Each woman has received up to 3 million VND (around USD 130) via direct bank transfer. The support amount differs, depending on individual circumstances and financial damage caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
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