In 2010 Xiao Ye was the first Little Red Scarf patient to need surgery in Beijing, due to his complicated heart condition. At that time, he was 4 years old and couldn't walk on his own. The doctors said he wouldn't live into adulthood without surgery, and even that was a risk.
With LRS support, Xiao Ye underwent a successful operation. We continue to follow up with his family as Xiao Ye grows up and loves to run.
Now 10 years old, Xiao Ye has been feeling tired recently. A checkup showed that his aortic valve has not healed properly and he will need another surgery in Beijing. Track his chronological journey and progress with us.
Compassion Nayong Public Welfare is based in Nayong, a poverty-stricken area in Guizhou Province. Taking the network as a platform, it carries out various public welfare activities to aid education.
Jiugai Primary School
Jiugai Primary School in Yangchang township is about 130 kilometers away from Nayong county. It takes about 3 hours by bus to get there. There are 97 children at school. The lunch project began in 2012, and the project is going smoothly. Looking at the students' smiling faces, we can see they are happy about their lunch. We will keep delivering their latest information to loving people and partners.
There are 39 children in preschool at the Luozai teaching site in Yangchang township. The lunch project began in 2013. The place is far away from Nayong county, which takes about 3 hours by bus and 1 hour on motorcycle to get to. The road is narrow and muddy. Whenever we visit, we see their happy faces.
Compassion Nayong Public Welfare is based on Nayong, a poverty-stricken area in Guizhou Province. Taking the network as the platform, it carries out various public welfare activities to aid education.
Wuzuo Primary School is in Lao’aoba township of Nayong county, which is located at the bonder of Nayong and Zhijin county. It is the remotest and poorest mountainous area. There are 59 children in preschool. It normally takes about 1 hour walk for most of children to get to school. In partnership with Three Cups Tea, we provided lunch for the students. The lunch project began in spring semester of 2014. Loving Nayong has been randomly checking. According to the feedbacks from parents of preschool students, the lunch solved problems for them. They did not worry about the children who did not have to go back home for lunch.
Poqi Primary School of Zuojiuga township is in a remote mountainous area. It takes about 2.5 hours bus to away from Nayong county. 60% of the students are ethnic minorities. Most of students live far away from school. Lunch project began in 2012, which provide lunch for the students in preschool, which is in line with nutrition standard of the nation. The students do not have to bring potatoes for lunch. There are 56 children in preschool this year.
Yangpo township is one of remotest towns in Nayong county. Most of children from poor families. They live separately and most of them need to walk about 1 hour to get to school. Lunch project began in 2011, which provided free lunch for preschool students. Looking at the smiling faces, you can see they are happy about their lunch. The project improved their nutrition. Their health indicators improved a lot. There are 107 children this year.
Aoshu Primary School of Yangchang township has over 107 children. Most of them are left-behind children. After surveys, we decided to provide lunch for them. The standards are in line with the nation’s. We often call or go to the site for checks. We received positive feedbacks from their parents.
Senior Center: June 2015 Project Report
Grounded on core values of respect, love, and service to the elderly, the Xin Yue Senior Citizen Service Center of Chongqing, China, promotes social work services for senior citizens and builds harmonious living environment for them.
With the kind voice of the emcee, the birthday party began. The seniors enjoyed performances and cake. During the event, the seniors also shared their feelings, sharing the joy that comes with celebrating their birthday.
Original article written by Ling Feng, translated by Allison Zhang
LRS: June 2015 Project Tracking Report
Little Red Scarf is in Lanzhou, Gansu and Yunnan province and provides financial support and encouragement to children suffering from congenital heart disease. In addition, they provide families with post-operative care and help the children sustain a healthy lifestyle.
1. Little Red Scarf June Surgery Plans Summary:
8 congenital heart disease patients applied for aid from LRS in June. After verifying, among the 8 patients:
Approved: 5 (5 children, 0 mothers), among which 0 are in the main hospital, 5 are in Lanzhou First, and 0 are in Yun First
Entering hospital: 5 (5 children, 0 mothers), among which 0 are in the main hospital, 5 are in Lanzhou First, and 0 are in Yun First
Among other patients:
Exiting hospital: 7 (6 children, 1 mother), among which 0 are in the main hospital, 7 are in Lanzhou First, and 0 are in Yun First
Reexaminations: 3 (2 children, 1 mother)
2. Up to now Little Red Scarf:
Number of patients in the hospital—2 (2 children, 0 mothers);
Up to June 30th, 2015, total number supported in 2015: 25 (19 Gansu congenital heart disease children, 3 congenital heart disease mothers, 3 Yunan congenital heart disease children)
Total number supported: 1064 (997 children, 59 mothers, 8 from Yunan)
3. This month, we finished the support fund paying process for 7 patients (LY-351 Tingting, LY-352 Wenhan, LY-353 Yumei, LY-354 Chengxiang, LY-355 Tongtong, MQ-59 Yonghua, O117 Hanxiang)
4. This month, we sent out 6 packages of nutriments (LY-351 Tingting, LY-352 Wenhan, LY-353 Yumei, LY-354 Chengxiang, LY-355 Tongtong, MQ-59 Yonghua)
Original article written by Yunyun Jie, translated and edited by Allison Zhang
Longwan Home: June Project Tracking
Longwan Caring Home is located in Dahua County, which was listed as one of the poorest counties in Guangxi Province. Longwan Caring Home is a big family consisting of orphans, single parents, and abandoned children. The normal expense of the Home is sustained by plantation, breeding, and small business.
Going into June, the South is already getting very hot. In June, the South also happens to have lots of rain and floods. Dahua County experienced the worst rainstorm in a hundred years while the Longwan Loving Home was hit by disease. Both children and adults could not resist the germs that took over their bodies. Even though we encountered unforeseeable difficulties, our hearts are still together, and Home still received support and help.
In June, we attended the parent meetings for Home’s first to sixth graders enrolled in Longma Elementary School. These are the Home’s sixth graders. On July 2nd, they will be taking the Sixth Grade Exit Exam. We hope they will do well!
The 2015 (fourth annual) “Outdoor Cleaning Day” is a large-scale outdoor nonprofit environmental protection event that will start simultaneously in forty-six prefectures located in sixteen provinces, cities, and territories. Our Longwan Loving Home has participated in “Outdoor Cleaning Day” for three years in a row. From cleaning our small home, we then swept every little road in our village. During each year’s event, the children were always excited and worked hard with their cleaning tools.
The goal of the Outdoor Cleaning Day is to call every to pick up their “lost civilization” and remind people about having a green, environmentally friendly mindset and a healthy lifestyle through having volunteers clean the public spaces, a simple, easy to complete environmental protection activity. Through the event, more citizens will understand and care about the environment and protect it together with the ultimate goal of reaching a state of harmonious coexistence between man and nature.
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