Inner Mongolia BOYA Cultural Association is a civil society focused on environmental protection and social welfare.
Paper-cut training class for teenagers with disabilities began on January 12. It was many of the teens' first time engaging in paper-cutting, so they were allowed to cut whatever they liked. To skillfully use their hands, requiring care and attentiveness, was not an easy task, so we faced a lot of difficulties. Some of the teens in wheelchairs could not get up to the steps. Our staff had to push their wheelchairs up, but we worried that a slip would cause unnecessary harm. We tried our best to make things as convenient for the students.
The teens overcame the cold weather and came to the class on time. After two days of training, they got better and more interested in paper-cutting. In fact, they did a great job even though the handicraft required patience and focus. Looking at their work, I felt their optimistic and confidence about their lives. I hope the following trainings will bring greater happiness to them and that they will enjoy themselves more.
Original article written by Xuewen Hua, translated by Maggie Li, edited by Yanyan Zhang
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