The Free Lunch openning ceremony of six school for peasant-workers` children including Xingqian school of Guiyang City was held in Xingqian school of Yunyan dwastrict, Guiyang city on 3rd November, thus more than 2,400 children of peasant-workers were able to have free lunch.
The openning ceremony was held in the Xingqian school▼
It was said that it was a school for the children of peasant-workers, parents of the students work in Guiyang, and most of them mainly depended on part-time jobs or dealing vegetables. Since their parents worked around the school, those students transfered to the school with their parents. Students came from counties and villages, according to the school, there were 30% students` parents doing part-time jobs or dealing vegetables, some of them got up before day break and went to the market to carry pack basket which was similar to the bangbang in Sichuan Province, some of them pulled the handcart which was helping pull things for others with a handcart by bare hands, some of them could not make lunch for their children at noon. Therefore, some of the children had leftover as their lunch, some of them made lunch by themselves, some of them bought cheap nonnutritive food from roadside market, worst of all, some of them could not afford their lunch and they ate nothing at all.
Environment of the school and students listened carefully in the classroom ▼
Xingqian school and Hongwen primary school of Yunyan district, Guiyang city as well as other four schools for peasant-workers` children applied for Free Lunch to the provincial Party committee of the Communist Youth League and the Youth volunteer foundation of Guizhou province. And the vonlunteers of Yangguang public-welfare platform of Guizhou City visited and investigated those six schools, and found out that it was true that there were 30% children of peasant-workers can not afford their lunch nor snacks and meet the requirements of Free Lunch. The Youth volunteer foundation of Guizhou province reported the information learned by vonlunteers to China Social WelfareFoundation immediately and applied for support. With vonlunteers` effort, more than 2,400 children of the six schools of Yunyan district, Guiyang city were able to gain 2,400,000 fee for free lunch from China Social Welfare Foundation through The Youth volunteer foundation of Guizhou province every year.
Cute girls in the free lunch school▼
Deng Shoucheng, the director of provincial vonlunteer action instruction center, the deputy secretary general of provincial vonlunteer union, the president of provincial youth vonlunteer foundation, Deng Yongjun, the deputy director of provincial vonlunteer action instruction center and the secretary general of provincial vonlunteer union, Mo Jian, the chief inspector of Free Lunch foundation schools service center of China Social WelfareFoundation, Shen Wen, the deputy secretary of Yunyan District, Guiyang City of the Communist Youth League, and Chen Xian, the deputy director general of Education Bureau of Yunyan district, attended the openning ceremony.▼
Site of Free Lunch openning ceremony ▼
Students lining up for lunch▼▼
Deng Yongjun, deputy director of provincial vonlunteer action instruction center and secretary general of provincial vonlunteer union stated that schools should make every penny counts, strengthen management of capital and food security, make sure students have their lunches, and vonlunteers strengthen supervision of schools` free lunch and update information to the donor promptly. He also said that the vonlunteers may keep making effort, integrate resource, provide effective help to the children of peasant-workers based on“education, companionship, city experience, self-defense education, donation”, and make the students feel the warmth of society.
Deng Yongjun encouraged students to study well and return to the society▼
The first Free Lunch school of Guizhou Province was Shaba Primary School of Qianxi County, Bijie city since April, 2011. Based on the standard of 4 yuan, students were provided with three dishes of meals and one bowl of soup, and three dishes of meals included one meat dish and two dishes of vegetables. They also afford relevant cost including supporting facility in the kitchen, water and electricity and fuel, and cook. According to statistics, the six schools in Guiyang accepted over 2,400,000 yuan whole year which included 1,980,000 yuan of cost of lunch of 2,400 students and 340,000 yuan of cost of supporting facility in the kitchen, water and electricity and fuel, and cook.
Dishes on that day▼
Students were enjoying “Free Lunch”▼
Sincerely thank all the friends donating to the children
Their innocent smile were always comfortable
Hope all of you could study well and grow well
And make greater contribution to the society
Ps: all of the six schools for children of peasant-workers such as Xingqian, Limin, Zhucheng, Shujin, Fenghang, Hongwen were directly donated by Taobao public welfare program of Alibaba public welfare and Tencent public welfare 99 day program.