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2006 Inner City Kids in China Program

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June 25th is a very special day for all participants. The American and Chinese inner-city students learnt how to make a fruit bonsai with the help from the teachers and students of Xinglong Vocational School. Through their efforts and collaboration, the students made their first fruit bonsai.They learnt knowledge of the fruit bonsai, and put their knowledge into practice.They selected their own trees and bonsai pots, and collectively decided on how to decorate their product. The students had so much fun and really enjoyed the process of this learning experience.

In the afternoon, the students had a chance to sell their own fruit bonsai to customers on Xinglong streets as a charity activity. They were enthusiastically engaged in the selling. Each of them went out of his/her way to persuade customers to buy the bonsai because they beleive their efforts are for a good a cause. Although the selling experience is the first time for everyone, togother they sold 2/3 of their products.

In the evening, the students shared their personal experience with the Xinglong Vocational School students. Every one was happy to be a part of this very special charity work. The Xinglong students also expressed their gratitude to the American students who did something meaningful and heartwarming.

 
Select trees to make a bonsai
 
Make a decision on the pot
 
Finished products
 
Charity sale on the streeti
 
Take a picture with customers
 
Share the experiences

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2006 Inner City Kids in China Program

Thomas Saccardi,a visitor from Wall Street,inspected Dripping Water project and Xieshan project

American volunteers' teaching activity in Xinglong County during the May Day Holiday

In April 2006,The Raybin Q.Wong Educational Foundationís representative Ms.Shaopeizhen visited the tuition-aid project in Xinglong Vocational School.

In April 2006,UPM representative Ms.Soile visited the tuition aid project in Lukou, Jiangsu Province, accompanied by Phelex staff.

In March 2006,community council elelction meeting was held Sichuan and Guizhou Province.

Between November 22 and 28, 2005,visit elementary schools in Henan Province.

2004 Inner City Kids in China Program

In 2004,report from the Ansi Elementary School in Yanan.

In August 2003,Making Connections-- City Youngsters meet Rural Children.



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