China Poverty Alleviation Foundation distributes love packages to poor children in Ethiopia
Xinhua News Agency, Addis Ababa, 22 Nov (Reporter Wang Shoubao) the release ceremony of the China Poverty Alleviation Foundation International Love package Project was held on the 22nd in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa Monte Baba Primary School, where 565 students were funded.
It is reported that the China Poverty Alleviation Foundation will distribute 43000 love packages containing schoolbags, stationery, daily necessities and toys to poor students in Ethiopia.
Liu Wenkui, vice chairman of the China Poverty Alleviation Foundation, said that the International Love package Project has raised more than 47.41 million yuan since its launch in 2017. Funding activities have been carried out in Ethiopia, Uganda, Namibia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Pakistan, Mongolia, Laos and the Philippines, benefiting 215000 children.
Liu Wenkui said: education is a cause that invests in the future and focuses on the future. As a public welfare organization, the China Poverty Alleviation Foundation has been unswervingly ploughing in international education poverty alleviation projects. We will strengthen cooperation with all sectors of China and Ethiopia in the field of education.
Mulatu, director of the Bureau of Education in Addis Ababa, attended the donation ceremony. He said: the development of education in Ethiopia needs not only the efforts of the government, but also the promotion and support of enterprises and non-governmental organizations, and charitable projects such as international love packages promoted by the China Poverty Alleviation Foundation will promote the development of the field of education in Ethiopia.
Nate Snyder, 12, is a fifth grader at Mont Baba Element. her father has died of illness and has a brother and two younger brothers. The 22nd happened to be Nate Snyder's birthday, she said: "Today is my birthday, thank you, aunts and uncles from China, I will study harder."