Life in China! FCC Culture Weekend July 31—August 2, 2009 How big is China? China: 9,572,900sq km USA: 9,518,287 sq km How many people are there? China:1,300,000,000 USA: 300,000,000 Since 1998, there are 62,000 children have been adopted from China to the USA . 56
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FCC Culture Weekend
July 31—August 2, 2009
China: 9,572,900sq km
USA: 9,518,287 sq km
Accident in the family
She was doing her homework on a brick.
She lost her family in the Sichuan earthquake in 2008.
Traditional customs and preferences for boys to help on the family farm and carry on the family name.
AIDS – some children have lost their entire family to AIDS and now have to live in institutions.
Kids Like Me in China
by Ying Ying Fry, Amy Klatzkin
Sponsor children to attend elementary school, middle school, high school, or college.
Wu Qiu Orphanage
Dawn Home Orphanage
Dawn Home Orphanage, Biancun, is built by a Catholic church.
Now there are 70 orphans.
The orphanage does not have fixed financial source and the environment is quite simple.
Nuns teach children to make handcrafts, so that the handicapped orphans could master a professional skill and boost up their confidence.
$700 can sponsor special equipment for special needs kids!
$800 can build/equip a laundry room!
$900 can build/equip a modern bathroom!
$1000 can build/equip a playground!
$2000 can build a baby/infant room
$5000 can build/equip a physical therapy room