The opening ceremony of 8th “Ding Yifeng • Hope Home” was held grandly at Likeng Primary School in Shuidun Town, Zijin County, Heyuan City on Oct.18th, 2018.
Under the care and instruction of Sui Guangyi (Chairman of Ding Yifeng Group) and Ma Xiaoqiu (President of Ding Yifeng Group), Li Kecheng (Secretary of CPC Party Branch of Ding Yifeng Group) and Zhang Hongkui (Secretary-General) and Zhong Jianwei (Deputy Secretary-General) of Guangdong Wanmingzi Charity Foundation attended the opening ceremony. At the same time, Li Zhangning (Head of Ding Yifeng Heyuan Cultural Creativity), Wei Xinfu (Deputy Secretary of CYL Committee of Zijin County), Peng Guoguang (Deputy Secretary of CPC Party Committee of Shuidun Town) and other relevant leaders as well as representatives of caring institutions and all the teachers and students of Likeng Primary School also attended the ceremony.
The “Ding Yifeng•Hope Home” of Likeng Primary School is the second hope home donated and built by Ding Yifeng Group in the poor mountainous areas of Heyuan City and the eighth hope home set up by Ding Yifeng Group in Guangdong Province.
Ding Yi Feng Group and Wanmingzi Charity Foundation were awarded with plaque
Yang Guiling, the principal of Likeng Primary School, firstly expressed his gratitude for such kindness. He said, “Our school has 36 students in total. Almost all of them are left-behind children. The establishment of “Ding Yifeng•Hope Home” in our school today has great significance. It creates a platform for children to grow up happily and healthily. Thanks a lot to Shenzhen Ding Yifeng Group, Wanmingzi Charity Foundation and friends from all sectors of society for your love and care.”
Secretary Peng Guoguang also took this opportunity to express his sincere gratitude to Ding Yifeng Group and Wanmingzi Charity Foundation. At the same time, he encouraged the students of Likeng Primary School to keep in mind the spirit of “self-respect, self-love, self-reliance and self-improvement”, overcome difficulties and study hard, and grow up into useful talents for building society and serving people in the future.
Secretary Li Kecheng said in his final speech that “Caring for rural left-behind children is a long-term public welfare undertaking that requires the joint efforts of the government and all sectors of society. Next Shenzhen Ding Yifeng Group and Wanmingzi Charity Foundation will mobilize more social forces to build ‘Hope Home’ for more left-behind children.”
It’s learned that the basic construction contents of “Ding Yifeng•Hope Home” are mainly one place, one volunteer counselor, one volunteer team, one set of equipment and one financial subsidy. It carries out such activities as psychological counseling, emotional exchanges, learning help as well as recreation and sports in order to help left-behind children grow up healthily and happily. The establishment of eight “Ding Yifeng•Hope Home” embodies the love and care of left-behind children in Guangdong Province from Ding Yifeng Group, Wanmingzi Charity Foundation and other loving people from all walks of life. Such caring journey will be continued.
It’s learned that Guangdong Wanmingzi Charity Foundation was donated and established by Mr. Sui Guangyi (Chairman of Board of Directors of Ding Yifeng Group). Since its inception, it has accumulatively donated nearly ten million yuan for charity and public welfare and successfully carried out such projects as “Phoenix Tree” study-assisting program and “Ding Yifeng• Hope Home”. In future, Wanmingzi Charity Foundation will continue to work together with Ding Yifeng Group and people from all walks of life to contribute more force to the charity and public welfare undertakings of the motherland.
Photo | Li Jiawen
Photo editor | Luo Zhaohui