Successful completion of financial assistance project for 1,758 primary-school pupils in Xundian
The project on financial assistance in primary education in Xundian Country, Yunnan, was jointly organized by the Center on Chinese Education and the Yunnan Education Society. The project provided 480 yuan to each of 1,758 primary-school pupils from poor background in Xundian over the three-year period of 2003-05 to pay for miscellaneous fees and textbooks & workbooks.
On January 16, 2007 a ceremony was held in Xundian to honor sixteen education administrators, school principals, and teachers who had made excellent contribution to the successful completion of this project. The ceremony was chaired by the Deputy Director of Education Bureau, Xundian County. Representatives from Yunnan Education Society and the Center on Chinese Education also attended the ceremony.