Thursday, October 7, 2010

Chinese Children Receive New Shoes

Liutong Village School children display their new shoes

New shoes for Preschool Children

A donation of new shoes for children at Xiuwen County, Guiyang, was made by Dadili---Chen Ye & Dr. Kong Foot Care Ltd Hong Kong for school children in the mountainous villages in China, Guizhou Province.

A total of 405 pairs of shoes were distributed to children, 203 pairs of shoes went to Liu Tong Village School & Da She Central School in Xiuwen County---202 pairs of shoes went to Liu Chang Village School & Lu Wo Village Central School in Xifeng County

"Shoes have a price but love doesn't" said the children in Xiuwen and Xifeng counties, expressing their heartfelt thankfulness for the kind donation of shoes. With winter coming, these shoes will help these children to stay warm and dry.

These very generous donations were initiated by the Commission of Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Overseas Chinese & External Affairs and facilitated by Grace Charity Foundation organized in 1994 by a group of volunteers who participated in helping following a devastating flood in Southern China---Upon discovering the poor living conditions in the surrounding area, the volunteers established a school in Guangxi Province, in order to raise residents living standards.

Over 10 years from 1994 to 2004 thanks to the generous support of individuals, organizations and volunteers, almost 400 schools were established in remote areas of Guangxi, Yunnan, Jiangxi, Shannxi and Guizhou Provinces.

Starting in 1997 focus has turned to Guizhou, China's poorest province, helping to establish schools and subsidizing financially struggling students.

More here in English from Grace Charity Foundation Ltd