Fund for Children of Late SARS Victims

2008-07-12 08:57:51   China Soong Ching Ling Foundation

Liu Haoqing Foundation donated money to China Soong Ching Ling Foundation to assist the living and educational expenses for children who lost their parents in the SARS epidemic. At present, the fund is distributed to the civil affairs departments of Beijing Municipality, the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Guangdong Province and Shanxi Province. Amounts of funding for individuals are set according to local living standards. Educational funding is appropriated as follows: RMB1,000 Yuan per year for pre-school education; RMB1,000 Yuan per year for the nine-year compulsory education; RMB2, 000 Yuan per year for high school; RMB6,000 Yuan per year for junior college and college education. Whoever drops out of school or starts working will no longer receive the fund.