According to their motto - “Love, truth, and service to community” - Xingyang Volunteer Federation works to enhance people’s sense of social responsibility through providing them various volunteer opportunities.The office is in Xingyang, Henan province
Liu Jingui is 61. His parents passed away. He has no family and lives alone in the village. He receives minimum living allowances from the government. He has 2 rooms: one is living room and the other is kitchen. He is nice and he is willing to help his neighbors.
Life was hard. A month ago, a villager with mental disabilities ignited his kitchen. All living necessities were burned to ashes. He has not been able to cook for a month.
The visiting volunteers proposed helping proposal.
1) Repair the kitchen. Floor and windows can be changed.
2) Help to buy kitchen necessities.
3) Check him in care program.
In the afternoon of April 7, 2016, plan on helping him was fixed. Volunteers went to do survey for his room and necessary materials were calculated. Liu JIngui has no family, but he has 2 brothers who live in another city. His niece and nephew relief him. He had worked in a mushroom farm with 400RMB a month.
He was very grateful to see Henan helps to build the house. He assisted building work actively. We saw his optimistic and active altitude. Fixing roof and windows costed 2860RMB, and volunteers donated daily necessities.
In the afternoon of April 11, the construction team began to fix and install roof and windows. In the morning of April 12, 2016, 7 volunteers moved cabinet, chairs and other necessities to the kitchen. They also brought fireworks to celebrate. Federation provided rice, flour, food oil, soaps and towels. He had all daily necessities donated by another family and village clinic. He also received 200RMB donated by a bed mattress company.
Original article written by Chunli Liu , translated by Maggie Li, edited by Yanyan Zhang
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