Hangzhou and Taiwan YMCAs Hold Character Training Camp for Rural Left-behind Children
By Yetta Yao, August 01, 2017 06:08 AM
A character training camp for rural left-behind children was opened by the Hangzhou-Taiwan YMCA on July 13, 2017.
The camp is aimed at enriching the summer life of the special group, strengthening the communication between urban and rural children, and developing skills.
The Hangzhou YMCA reported that the camp was held for Tuankou Primary School located in Tuankou County, Linan, Hangzhou, Zhejiang. The project was called one of the ten innovative moral education projects by the local authority of Hangzhou.
Since the primary school became the rural service base of the Hangzhou YMCA in 2011, the charitable organization has funded over 100 financially disadvantaged students and visited more than 80 students' households, donating more than 80,000 yuan. Young volunteers from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Hangzhou universities devote their time to serve in summer camps for the school each year. The students also join in programs with ethnic features of Taiwan and Hong Kong.
-Translated by Karen Luo
More from CCD
The Youth Choir from Fuzhou performed in a special concert in Fuzhou this weekend.
What do you do when you feel sad?
Do pastors feel the same pain as we do? How do believers see pain?
The latest "religious charity week" in China began in Shishi, Fujian last week.
A new nursing home for the elderly opens in Quangzhou this month.
Find out how these Chinese pastors assisted this writer's spiritual growth.
How do we react to the storms of life?
Trust God's words more.
When all we see hurts us, we just need to look for Jesus.
To help Christians familiarize themselves with the Bible, a special event was held in Yanjing last month.