Peam Chor, Prey Veng: It is an independent day holiday on 09th November 2013, the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) delegate led by Mr. John Cha, Second Deputy Chairman visited and donated the victims of recently flooded areas with urgent rice, food, clothes, shoes, and other house wholes stuffs worth of about US$11,000 contributed by garment and footwear members.
“We are not just a big organization that provide more than 500,000 jobs to Cambodian people and develop economy in this country, we also join the Royal Government of Cambodia every time when we hear of hard time and difficulties. The donated gift, today is just a small part of our industry’s social activities”, said Mr John Cha.
The delegate thanked all authorities involve especially Mr. Chan Deth, Peam Chor district chief for his entire support and facilitation.
The delegate was also saddened by the news of the lost of lives of four people in Prey Veng caused by the serious flood this year. The hardship and lost of the farming, the lack of food, evacuation, the diseases and other effects could be seen as evidences of the problems faced by villagers. “We decided to help share our condolence of US$100 to each family of the lost love ones” said Mr Ly Tek Heng, Operations Manager of GMAC, adding that “some of GMAC members were also effected by the flood that interrupted their production activities”.
In his remarks, HE Mok Theary, Deputy Governor of Prey Veng expressed his gratitude to the generosity of all members of GMAC to his people. He told people to support back to the industry by encouraging their children, if having chance to work in industry, to work hard and support back to industry.