From October 17-18, 2019, a degelation from Sichuan churches and a Christian-based foundation went to Xide County of Sichuan for education aid and aided project check.
The 23-strong team included Rev. Zhao Gang, the vice president of the Sichuan Christian Council and concurrently the senior pastor of Chengdu Guangyin Church; Zheng Xiuyan, the director of the local Gang'en Church; Hua Fuxing, the supervisor of the Sichuan Provincial Proverbs Public Welfare Foundation; as well as some caring believers, accroding to Chengdu Guangyin Church.
On the 17th, the staff of Guangyin Church of Chengdu along with Sichuan Proverbs Foundation checked and accepted a project after their investment of 180,000 yuan in a drinking water project for the country's Luji Central School of the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture. The students are able to not only use the water to wash, but drink it directly from the tap.
In the evening, the group went to the local Minzu (Nationality) Middle School. Guangyin Church subsidized 52 students with financial difficulties, awarded scholarships to them and donated clothes as well. In return, students performed various songs and dances to express their gratitude.
The following day, the group visited the Xide Middle School, where Gangen Church subsidized 100 needy students. The church donated clothes to the female students and checked the 450 sets of desk that had been donated to the first grade junior middle school. They also checked out the school's drinking water system.
- Translated by Cindy Tan