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The construction of the Left-Behind
Student Hostel at Huang Sitian Primary School (Zhengqi Village,
Shiquan County, Ankang Prefecture) has been completed and in use since
Sponsored by a member, He
Chunxiu has completed her undergraduate studies and is the first
university graduate from that region. She has sent a letter
of thanks to Friends of Guangming.
Friends of Guangming has worked with the charity group of Sichuan Broadcasting
University on the following projects in Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture:
from these completed projects, the student
canteen reconstruction project for Fangcun Primary School (Nanyang
Town, Fufeng County, Baoji Prefecture, Shaanxi Province) was proposed
and approved by the board. Fundraising for CNY100,000 is in progress.
2. Field Trips
Wong (Chairman), Dr Kim-kwong Chan (Advisor) and MH Lee (volunteer)
visited project sites in Shaanxi, and discussed future collaboration
with Shaanxi Soong Ching Ling Foundation during December 25-31, 2009.
Chan, and Mr & Mrs Kam Wah Li revisited the Left-Behind Student
Hostel in Shaanxi during May 2-6, 2010, and finalized the 3-year training
plan for school counselors to be kicked off in August 2010.
3. Other Matters
- Mr Kam
Wah Li, seasoned Clinical Psychologist, has accepted our invitation
to be an Advisor for our Association.
- Dr Kim-kwong
Chan, our Advisor, has accepted the invitation to sit on the board of
Ching Ling Foundation for a 3-year tenure.
- Mr Siu
Chung Leung has accepted our invitation to be our on-site representative
at Sichuan and to help monitoring Sichuan projects.
to Ms Holly Ho, our Director, on being honored with the Chairman's Award
for Exceptional Volunteerism by State
Street Corporation, her employer. We thank State Street for the
US$10,000 award grant designated by Holly.
like to thank all members, donors and volunteers for their indispensable
contributions in achieving all of the above. I would like to thank all
directors for their tireless efforts, Dr Kim-kwong Chan for his guidance
and advice, Steve TW Lee & Co Certified Public Accountants, and Mr
& Mrs Anthony YW Ho for their legal advice.