Photo Stories – Spring Semester 2017 – Lingyun County, Guangxi Province
Mr. Wang who works in the Lingyun county, is the classmate of the volunteer Mr. Tang from the Beijing University. Mr. Wang told to the students that reviewing & memorizing the lesson learned is very important .
The active student sits in the front roll has the courage to ask questions.
The Ethnic Middle School students response to our recommendations & requirements with enthusiasm.
Mr. Tang of the Beijing University teaches the students the method of studying.
The students of the Ethnic Middle School
He stayed behind to ask Mr. Tang about the learning problems after the class discussion.
Distributing the sponsorship funds & request the students to sign the receipt
Mr. Tang’s home town condition is very similar to this county, he shared his growing up process with the students.
The junior students of Luolou
A student’s home is located in the very steep slope, luckily the road is dry, otherwise it will be difficult to walk after the rain.
The rocky road leading to the student’s home
The crippled grandfather had studied before, therefore he knows the importance of the student’s educations.
In Lingyun County, their culture is very deep, every family dedicated to "heaven-earth-monarch-parents-teacher" labels on the walls of their houses.
Even though they are poor, but the grandmother keeping their home clean & warm, the grandfather is disabled.
One of the student’s home located up on the mountain
The student’s grandmother
The Luolou girl volunteered to come forward & shared her goal & plan for this semester.
Students took the important notes.
This Luolou girl said that they did not learn English in their elementary school, she felt English is very difficult; like a book in heaven, what can she do?
The English grammar is a headache for the junior high students.
The slope is very slippery after the rain.
The home visit up in the mountain of Jiayou
Even though the student’s family is considered a "Precise Poverty Alleviation" family which needed help, but remains unable to rebuild this old wooden house.
The house’s situation
The student’s father is disabled, he cannot do any heavy work, the mother has a mild mental disability but she still can do some farm work, Their family does not have any source of income.
This father suffers from mental problems and epilepsy, so can’t work. The student’s mother ran away while he was very young. This family is very poor, they can only rely on the low income supplement program to make their living.
Most of the people in the village had rebuild brick houses, there is big contras between the student’s old damaged wooden home & the new homes.
Mr. Tang shared his running marathon experience with the students in Jiayou Junior High school, said that the students have to be persistent in their studies.
The students in Jiayou Junior High School
The students are concentrating in listening.
Asking questions bravely
Saying goodbye to Auntie Jane, will see her next semester.
The student’s parents invited us to taste their house tea.
Lingyun county produces tea, the student’s father does not go out to work, he grows tea to make their living.
The student’s mother is cooking & inviting us for a meal, we declined it politely.
This family rebuild their brick house with the government support program many years ago, now he grow tea for their living.
This orphan & his grandmother (second right) is living with his aunt’s family (first right) in town.
The Education staff show us around the unfinished high school playground in Lingyun Senior High School.
Mr. Tang told the high school students on how to solve problems if they encounter any difficulties in the learning process, they should think in different angles to see if they need to change their methods & ways of learning in order to enhance the efficiency & performance in school.
Mr. Tang answering a 3rd level senior high students question: What is the requirement & one’s ability for going to university?