Cash donated to Sichuan county
Up to 200,000 yuan ($29,700) was given to Zamtang county of Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture in southwestern Sichuan province. It was donated by Sichuan East Accumulation Construction Engineering Co Ltd, China’s building materials producer. The event is part of the effort to encourage more companies to play a part in improving education in poor mountainous areas of China. About 10 calligraphers and painters donated their artistic works to the organizers for auction. The money will be used to help alleviate poverty.