‘Grandma’ gives it all to home­town schools

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - NATION DIGEST -

Xu Fengy­ing, 81, whom ne­ti­zens call the “great grandma of China”, has set a record for an in­di­vid­ual dona­tion in Puyang af­ter sell­ing prop­er­ties in Bei­jing. The woman do­nated more than 700,000 yuan ($113,821) to pri­mary schools in her home­town. Xu was an ac­coun­tant in a con­struc­tion com­pany in Bei­jing be­fore she re­tired in 1987.

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