Spring Bud Project Promotes Girls' Education, Safety and Health in North China

2021/04/30 15:31

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Leaders of the China Children and Teenagers' Fund (CCTF), China Life Insurance Co and Zhangjiakou City in North China's Hebei Province jointly launch a donation ceremony to support impoverished girls in the province on April 27 in Zhangjiakou's Yuxian County.

A donation ceremony to support impoverished girls in North China's Hebei Province was launched at a primary school in Yuxian County, Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province on April 27.

As part of the nation-wide "Spring Bud" Project, the event was sponsored by the China Children and Teenagers' Fund (CCTF) and the China Life Foundation, the plan aims to thoroughly implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important instructions on fostering character and civic virtue. 

Efforts will be made to spread publicity materials, establish a charity base, send gifts to girls in need, and hold classes and summer camps, promoting girls' education, safety, and health in 10 provinces. 

In this way, girls can acquire physical and mental health knowledge while experiencing warmth and care, which will help them become socialist builders and successors with all-round literacy in morals, intellectual matters, physical health, art and labor.

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President of the CCTF Chen Xiurong delivers a speech at the launch ceremony on April 27 in North China's Hebei Province. 

According to President of the CCTF Chen Xiurong, who is also a former Vice-President and First Member of the Secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF), the project is closely related to educating people for the Party and the nation. Due to its attempts to satisfy girls and their parents' needs, the plan has important significance for solving the hot issues in society. 

The CCTF will take bold and efficient steps to guarantee the healthy growth of Spring Bud girls.

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Chen (R front) and Su (L front) jointly donate care packages to the Hebei Women's Federation on April 27 in North China's Hebei Province. 

Su Hengxuan, President of China Life Insurance Co, said that it is the firm's mission and vision to ensure the people live a good life. This charity event was set to extend the Party and the country's care for girls who are the future of China.

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Leaders present gifts to girls at the event on April 27 in North China's Hebei Province. 

During the ceremony, Chen and Su jointly donated 5,000 care packages to the Hebei Women's Federation (HWF), and unveiled a charity base — the school —with Wang Haijing, Deputy Secretary-General of CCTF, HWF Vice-President Zhang Jihua, and leaders from Zhangjiakou City.

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Chen (3rd, R) visits a Spring Bud girl and her family on April 27 in North China's Hebei Province. 

At the event, Zhao Gengli, Deputy Director of the women's health branch of the Chinese Preventive Medicine Association (CPMA) and Secretary-General of the CPMA, who also serves as an expert of the National Health Commission, gave a lecture for local adolescent girls, with an eye on their education, psychological health, and increased awareness of prevention from sexual assault and school bullying.

The Spring Bud Project, initiated by the CCTF in 1989, is a social welfare program under the leadership of the ACWF that mobilizes social forces to help dropout girls return to school and get a better education. 

During the past three decades, organizers have provided assistance in multiple forms to 3.69 million impoverished girls, to ensure their education, safety and health.

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