The Group Obtained the Award of Outstanding Contribution to Education for the Poor
On Dec.23rd, the 10th Anniversary of CFPA New Great Wall Project was celebrated in the Great Hall of People. China Chengtong was awarded with “Outstanding Contribution to Education of the New Great Wall Project”. Vice-chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Gu Xiulian and deputy chairman of the Poverty Alleviation Office of the State Council Zheng Wenkai were present on the conference. The cadre of the Group Party office Gao Weijun represented the Group to receive the award.
In Sep. 2002, the Group donated 100,000RMB to the New Great Wall Project, supporting 50 college students from 17 colleges and universities such as Jilin University, Hubei University, Zhongnan University, Qinghai Education University, North Industry University. The Group’s contribution to the New Great Wall Projectand “Wrapped Love” Project added up to over 200,000RMB.
ChinaFoundationforPovertyAlleviation(CFPA) is nation-wide public-raising foundation directly under the Poverty Alleviation Office of the State Council. The New Great Wall Project has been started since December,2002, targeted at individual education alleviation for the poor. Till Oct. 31st, 2012, the project has collected 269M RMB, helping over 90,000 person-times of over 500 colleges and universities. It also established 171 classes in 105 counties in 20 provinces, aiding more than 22,000 senior high school students.