4 Schools 9 Schools 1 School To Date, CTEF Has Helped 93 Schools, Distributed >38,000 Books, And Funded >$567,000 = Giving >45,000 Children The Gift of Education 3 Schools 3 Schools 1 School In the past year, CTEF helped to rebuild or renovate a total of 21 schools and donated over 17,000 books in 6 provinces
In 2007, CTEF Raised A Record Total of >$137,828 From Chinese Employees At Microsoft Note: the data only represent Microsoft CHIME donors who voluntarily completed an online survey. The actual donation amount is estimated to be higher.
Highlights of 2007
InterGlow Community Center Project
Interglow ( interglow.org ) is a HongKong based NGO that targets to reduce poverty and build sustainability in remote villages.
InterGlow Helps Lift Villages Out of Poverty Using the Self-Help Philosophy Build Water System Distribute Crop Seeds to Villagers for Farming Donate Clothes Provide Basic Health Services and Trains Local Clinicians
Innovation through Partnership
In 2007, InterGlow and CTEF formed a partnership to build the Community Center in Mok Hor County ( 莫火作村 ) , near Xi Chang in southwest Sichuan:
CTEF is responsible for the school in this community center. The school will serve multiple purposes:
Elementary education and boarding for over 100 children.
Continuing education for adults.
Headquarter for the village corporation that InterGlow organized with 50% women participation to stimulate self-sustained entrepreneurship
Mok Hor County i s an inaccessible village without paved roads, running water, or electricity. Yi ( 彝族） minority ethnic group comprised majority of villagers.
School Construction Started in Fall 2007 With Help From Villagers (Villagers At Work) Villagers contributed their labor to the project. There were old men, mothers carrying babies, and teenagers at the construction field.
School Construction Started in Fall 2007 With Help From Villagers (Construction Scenes)
School Construction Started in Fall 2007 With Help From Villagers (More Construction Scenes) Community Center is quickly taking shape to be completed this fall. The Center is evaluating energy sources including hydraulics, solar and wind.
- In early October 2008, we are planning a field trip to officially unveil the facility. - We welcome any interested parties to participate in and witness this wonderful event.
Innovation through Technology
Teacher Pan has experience teaching students basic computer skills and is passionate about introducing technology to children.
CTEF agreed to sponsor Teacher Pan to pilot a multi-media lab project for local schools.
The lab will teach applicable computer skills to teachers and contribute equipment to their schools.
Trained teachers will bring the learning and the equipment back to their own schools.
Teach Pan is showing how to use a projector to teachers from village schools
Innovation through Technology: Teacher Pan’s Multi-Media Lab Project CTEF plaques on all distributed equipment Teacher Pan is setting up the Multi-Media Lab Teacher Pan is demonstrating how to use computers to teachers from local village schools
Highlights of 2007
New Logo and Website (CTEF.org)
CTEF Facebook Group: Show Your Support by Joining Our Group
Progress on Fundraising: - Added Paypal online donation option at chinatomorrow.org in October 2007 We’ve raised $2,261 to date through PayPal.
Progress on Fundraising (Cont’d): - Started fundraising at Google Fundraising Flyer: We Started Fundraising for A School in Yunnan at Google in April 2008
Progress on Fundraising (Cont’d): - Google Grant Program allows CTEF to advertise free on www.google.com for related topics now
Honorary Advisors of CTEF
We’re glad to announce three special new members of CTEF family – our first three honorary advisors:
Kai-Fu Lee, Founding President of Google China
Melissa Milburn, Media Relations Manager at Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Ya-Qin Zhang, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Corporation, Chairman of Microsoft China Company Ltd.
Photos From Visits By CTEF Staff in 2007
Yan-Lao School ( 岩劳小学 ) in Guangxi Completed in April 2007
Guan-Cang School ( 官仓小学 ) in Guangxi Completed in September 2007
Library of Wu-Pao School ( 乌抛图书室 ) in Sichuan Completed in October 2007 For this project, we purchased and shipped 2,865 books to the school library.