A visit to Emanuel's New Hope and Rescue Centre
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Mon, 2022-01-31 15:03

On December 20, 2018, and December 24, 2018 (Christmas Eve) Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi visited  the children's orphanage at the Emanuel's New Hope and Rescue Centre,  where they  introduced a colourful cultural experience. This charity event is an extension of the visit to the CIUN by the center  last month courtesy of the Chinese Embassy and Tecno company

Kenya Tecno Company has been supporting Soweto Slum Orphanage since 2016. Through continuous efforts, the conditions in the Orphanage have greatly improved so far. The purpose of this joint effort with Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi is to encourage children to acquire  skills that can help in changing their lives through knowledge and hard work. During the Christmas eve, volunteer teachers from CIUON and the Tecno company prepared a rich interactive program to celebrate Christmas. Kenya's " Three Gardens", " One, Two, Three Wooden Men" and volunteer teacher Wu Run had a good time with the children. The dance " Little Apple" by Zhou Xi Ran, a volunteer teacher, has even pushed the scene atmosphere to a climax. What excites children even more is the book donations. The Kenya Tecno Company donated about 600 different cultural  books, 20 books of Chinese teaching materials and 2 volumes of Chinese impression scroll paintings.

 Confucius Institute  Director, Prof. Xiao Shan indicated that it was the first time that the CIUON  visiting the children and that it was the beginning of a friendship between CIUON and the Orphange. Prof. Xiao Shan further indicated that she was proud of the working relationship between CIUON and the Orphanage and encouraged the children to work hard towards achieving their goals in life and even get the opportunity to travel in the sea of knowledge. She then prepare a special gift - football.  for the children. She hoped everyone can enrich their life and strengthen their body while studying. Everyone cheered excitedly.

The  Director Xiao Shan emphasized that Confucius Institute is not only teaching Chinese and spreading Chinese culture, but also anticipates to spread love and hope within its means. Such a meaningful project as " Bring the World to You" will enable enterprises and education sectors  to join forces and have a chance to go deeper into the life of Kenyans with far-reaching significance.  

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Mon, 2022-01-31 15:03