Photo Stories – Spring Semester 2017 – Napo County, Guangxi Province
As soon as we arrived to the school, this orphan who is a diabetic rush to the teacher’s office to hug Auntie Jane happily.
He shown us the student’s result of the last semester on the bulletin board, he was no. 13th on his class standing, he said he will try to achieve the top 10 students next semester.
Napo Ethnic Middle School’s students
Sister Shi Xutong, a volunteer from Shenzhen, is together with the students.
Two families are living in this dangerous house, the small one third area on the right is one of our student’s home.
The old grandmother is using a branch as her walking cane, came back from working in the field.
This old hunchback woman came back from working in the field, the two teachers told me that she is the grandmother of one of our students.
The student & grandmother live together, the two people standing are their neighbors.
An empty home
The grandmother does not speaks any Mandarin, the teacher helps in translating.
Even they have a hard life, but grandmother still keeps her cheerful smile.
The two teachers is picking the wild vegetables on the side road of this melberry flower field to treat us.
Using the roll call time to encourage this poor girl who lives with her grandmother only.
Comforting the two crying children who were reluctant to see me leave
We met one of the student’s mother who carried a large bamboo basket on her back, just came back from working in the field .
An over 80 years old grandfather of a student, squatted on the floor chopping the pig’s dish.
This level has a deep drop on the ground, without the help of the teacher, could not go down.
On the way to the home visit, the right side of the slope is full of black stones, it is desertification seriously, It has very limited cultivated land.
One of the student lives with his uncle in the wooden house behind, he is trying to rebuild a brick house under the Government’s subsidized program, but due to the inconvenience of the transportation, the building materials needs to be transfer in by horses.
We had to climb up this slope in order to go to a student’s home.
The students of the Longhe Junior High School.
This big sister sharing her high school learning process in regards to her slipped marks, and how she turned to gain a good result.
The 1st level junior student asking the way of learning English, the 3rd level junior student gave her practical advice.
Teaching the students to develop the learning objectives and how to achieve it in this term.
Big sister & children’s interaction
Xutong sister shares her high school life story to the students.
Distributing the sponsorship education funds
She shares her learning plan to others.
The students really like the big sister.
The students ask big sister if she will come again in the future.
Our time together is always very short.
The grandfather is telling their home situation.
The grandfather of a student
Air comes in all direction into this “bed room”.
How can this house be used as a shelter?
The whole family of one of the students is living in this dangerous house.
Inside this student’s house, one could see the neighbor’s brick wall .
Listening to the story told by Xutong sister
The sweet smiles of the students in the Dingye Junior High School.
The distance between the Dingye Village & the County town is far apart, also it is difficult to walk on the mountain road, therefore it lacks of teacher very seriously.
Distributing sponsorship education funds in the Napo Senior High School.
The senior high school students concentrate in listening to Aunt Jane explains how to reduce stress & how to resolve the problems.
Aunt Jane explains to the 3rd level senior students about the required skills to go to university., big sister helps on writing them on the board so that the students can copy.
The senior students say good bye to big sister unwillingly.
Aunt Lu sharing her high school story on how to overcome the difficulties of growing up
I thought she was going to ask a question, but to my surprise she stood up & thank us for helping & accompanying them for all these years; she also suggested that all the student in the class to stand up to thank us.
结果连高一高二学生全都站起来深深鞠躬道谢，令我们感动不已All the 1st & 2nd level senior high students stood up & deeply bowed & thank us. We were so touched.
Group photo of the Napo 3rd level senior high students
Wishing these 3rd level senior high students will have a smooth & successful final exam
Saying goodbye to each other