Providing Financial Aid to Impoverished Students
The Zhejiang (in East China) Women and Children's Foundation on April 27 held a ceremony to announce the establishment of a society, under Zhejiang Provincial Charity Federation. The purpose of the event was to call on organizations and individuals across the country to offer financial assistance to primary and middle school students from poverty-stricken families (to cover part of their tuition). The event was held in Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang Province. The foundation established the society with the help of the women's federations, at all levels in Zhejiang, and 90plus social organizations across the province.
During the ceremony, several enterprises donated more than four million yuan (US $634,921), combined, to the society.