Mong man turns home into business

Last update 09:00 | 04/02/2018

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Happy days: A Ho (third from left) with a group of tourists on top of Nhiu Co San Mountain. VNS Photos Cao Huong

Many locals have been exploiting natural and cultural advantages to develop their business.

With agility and intelligence, 33-year-old Sung A Ho, a resident of Ngai Cho Village, was one of the first to offer a homestay service in the commune.

The first impression that people have of Ho is that of a friendly and frank man. Born into a poor family with eight children, he did not have the resources to go to school. He cannot read or write, but that has not stopped him from earning a stable living.

“My family used to be very poor,” he said. “We had to work on terraced rice and maize fields throughout the year. Sometimes when we did not have a good harvest, we had to eat cassava instead of rice or maize.” Tiếp tục đọc “Mong man turns home into business”