Liang Lianyu 梁连玉
Alice Liang Lianyu
Alice wants to be a nurse. She has always wanted to be in the
She already has $200 in sponsorships from a tour group that
enjoyed her company this summer and were impressed with her ability
and personality. She just needs $300 more to go to college. Her
essay is below.
I come from a little village. Our village has
many poor families. I wish
I can go to college and change my lie. I dream I can become a nurse and
help the others. My parents
are both farmers. My family
just grows rice for a living, so I have no money to pay heavy
tuition. Their lifeblood depends on rice planting, and their income
is very limited. My
grandmother is very old, and she sometimes needs to take medicine.
My grandfather died in 2008, using up all the family's savings.
So I need help.
I want to gain more
knowledge and understand society through attending college.
Knowledge changes one's fate. My parents work hard hoping that my
younger sister and I can enter a good school and attain a good
life. When I find a good job, I will repay my parents and also help
those who, like me, want to study and have no financial
Please help me,
Liangyu Alice's video at this link.
Liang Lianyu took these photos at the photo workshop. Click on the
above photo to see more.
Help for Wei Senbao and his
Wei' Village School
Laura White reports that another
$1000 has come in for Wei Senbao's medical care. A wonderful
article was written about Laura and her funding raising project in
the Trail Blazer, the newspaper of her college.
The school in Wei's village will soon be
getting a $200 library in honor of Mike Cleveland, a donor who
works for UOP, a Honeywell Company doing business in China. This
rural Yao school will get many new Chinese picture books and a
The Vacation Bible School at Lexington
Church collected $150 to give to the school
for school lunches. Now the kids will get some meat or eggs
occasionally. Our health assistant at Liuzhan is the son of the
village school teacher, so he will know exactly how to administer
the food program. The average monthly income is $9 so $150 will go
a long way. Many of the children do not have meat but once a month.
Research shows that China's rural children's scores rise
significantly when they are given an egg a day. Too many are
If you want to adopt a school's lunch
program, let us
know. Food is a basic need.