The fourth Marriott ·Yao Foundation Hope School has completed construction in Qinyuan, Shanxi Province

 

第四所万豪·姚基金希望小学于山西沁源县建成

2018年10月18日,万豪国际集团与姚基金代表团探访了位于山西省沁源县王陶乡的万豪·姚基金希望小学。万豪国际集团亚太区首席人力资源官戴经纬,万豪国际集集团大中华区商务委员会主席潘小莺,北京姚基金公益基金会理事长叶莉,中国青少年发展基金会科技体育事业部部长冯敏慧等11名代表与15名万豪志愿者参与了此次探访活动。

0n 18th October, representatives from Marriott and Yao Foundation have visited the Marriott·Yao Foundation Hope School at Qinyuan, Shanxi province. Present at the visit were Regan Taikitsadaporn, Chief Human Resources Officer of Marriott International, Asia Pacific; Angela Pan, Guidance Team Member of Marriott Worldwide Business Council, Greater China; Ye Li, Chairman Board of Directors of Yao Foundation; Minhui Feng, Science Department Director, China Youth Development Foundation, other seven representatives and fifteen Marriott volunteers.

王陶乡希望小学是万豪国际集团与姚基金携手捐建的第四所希望小学, 新建项目于2018年4月30日竣工,学校现有47名教师与432名中小学生。万豪国际集团为新建学校提供款项与物资,为师生带来更好的教育环境 。

Wangtao Hope Primary School is the fourth hope school that endowed by Marriott International  in support of Yao Foundation. This project was completed on April 30, 2018, the financial and material support provided by Marriott International benefits 432 students and 47 teachers and creates better educational experiences for them.

在此次探访中,万豪与姚基金代表参观了新建的多媒体教室、音乐教室、科技活动室、美术教室、特殊儿童教室,并为学生们送上书包。随后,代表们与学生共同在校园内种下希望之树,并前往篮球场参加学生们的篮球课,姚基金理事长叶莉亲自指导了孩子们开展篮球活动,孩子们对篮球充满热情。

During the visit, representatives from Marriott and Yao foundation sent school bag to the students as the gifts and visit the new multimedia classroom, music classroom, technology classroom, painting classroom and special children classroom. After that, representatives and students together planted the ‘tree of hope’ on the campus then had basketball class together on the playground. Ye Li, Chairman Board of Directors of Yao Foundation shared basketball knowledge and shoot skill with those students who are enthusiastic about basketball.

万豪国际集团亚太区首席人力资源官戴经纬先生表示:“万豪国际一直秉承以人为本的传统,并致力于回馈我们服务的社区,我们实现这一目标的方式之一是支持和投资教育,特别是年青一代的教育。通过更好的教育,我们相信他们将能够改善自己的生活、他们的家庭和他们生活的社区。我们和姚明共同贯彻改善中国青少年教育的愿景,并与姚基金携手共同致力于为中国贫困地区的儿童提供教育机会。我相信在这里长大的每一个孩子都有一个梦想。从他们的微笑、笑声和活力中,我能感受到他们的热情、勇气和求知欲。通过这个新的校区,我们希望给他们提供一个安全、激励的平台来实现他们的梦想,并使之成为他们旅程的一部分。”

Regan Taikitsadaporn, Chief Human Resources Officer of Marriott International, Asia Pacific expressed : “Marriott International has a heritage of putting people first and is committed to giving back to the communities we serve. One of the ways we make this happen is through supporting and investing in education, especially for the younger generation. With better education,we believe that they will be able to improve the livelihood for themselves, their families and communities in which they live in. Marriott International share Yao Ming’s vision to improve educational experiences of Chinese youth, and are committed to create opportunities for children in rural China together with the Yao Foundation. I believe every child growing up here has a dream. From their smiles, laughter, and energy, I can feel their passion, courage and eagerness to learn. Through this new facility, we hope to give them a safe and motivating platform to fulfill their dreams.”

临行前, 戴经纬与叶莉为万豪志愿者颁发奖状。这15位志愿者是来自全国不同城市的万豪旗下酒店员工,他们与学生们度过了充实并有意义的四天,并为此次探访活动做了精心的准备。此外,志愿者还带领孩子们在美术教室的墙壁上绘制了‘希望之墙’,以激励孩子们怀抱希望,为梦想而努力。

 

At the end of this visit, Regan Taikitsadaporn and Ye Li award the certification to 15 volunteers. All volunteers are Marriott associates from different cities of China, they prepared this activity with passion and love, and spend four meaningful days with students. In addition, volunteers and students painted a ‘wall of dream’ together to inspire these students to embrace hope and make efforts for the dream.

万豪国际集团与姚基金的合作起源于2013年,双方携手共同扶持中国贫困地区的教育发展。截至2017年,万豪国际集团累计捐赠逾1400万元善款,其间完成了四所希望小学的重建项目,先后支持了四届“姚基金希望小学篮球季”,双方将继续携手,扶持中国贫困地区教育事业。

Marriott International and Yao Foundation have established the partnership since 2013, with the aim of improve the educational development in rural areas of China. Until 2017, Marriott International has raised over 14 million RMB for Yao Foundation, finished the construction of four Hope School and supported four  years, ‘Yao Foundation Hope School Basketball Season’. Marriott International and Yao Foundation will continue to support the younger generation in rural China.


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关于姚基金


姚基金是由前中国篮球运动员姚明发起,在中国青少年发展基金会架构下设立的专项慈善公益基金。2018年姚基金正式注册为北京姚基金公益基金会。本着“以体育人”的宗旨,姚基金的目标是帮助青少年在教育、健康等多方面全面发展。自从姚基金建立以来,已经有10,000多名青少年在其援建的23所希望小学及1所特殊关爱学校中学习成长。姚基金已与众多知名企业建立了合作关系,为姚基金希望小学资助了图书室、电脑室、快乐体育园地以及希望厨房等设施,进一步改善了希望小学的学习条件。2012年姚基金开启了“姚基金希望小学篮球季”项目。截至2018年,姚基金希望小学篮球季为500多所贫困地区学校的922,500名青少年提供了学习篮球的机会,让他们通过参与篮球运动来感受体育精神,享受体育带来的快乐,建立自信和培养团队精神,帮助他们身心发展并健康成长。更多关于姚基金的信息,请访问www.yaofoundation.cn,微博:@姚明爱心基金,微信公众号:姚基金、姚基金希望小学篮球季。


About Yao Foundation


Yao Foundation is a specialized fund established in 2008 by Yao Ming under the auspices of the China Youth Development Foundation, and then registered as non-public fundraising foundation in 2018. It aims at promoting the all-around development of Chinese youth by providing them the opportunities to improve their education, sports skills, health and self-esteem. Chinese rural youth have benefited from studying in the 23 Hope Primary Schools and one special education school it has funded. Besides constructing the school buildings, the Yao Foundation also improves the educational experience of Chinese youth by partnering with leading Chinese and multinational companies to build libraries, computer rooms, kitchens, and sports and exercise areas in local schools. In 2012, the Yao Foundation initiated the“Yao Foundation Hope Primary School Basketball Season” program. By 2018, students from 500 schools in impoverished areas, 922,500 attendances joined the event, letting the children experience sportsmanship through playing basketball and enjoy the happiness that sports bring to them. For more information about the Yao Foundation, visit www.yaofoundation.cn. Weibo: 姚明爱心基金.Wechat:姚基金、姚基金希望小学篮球季