• Executive Summary

    The Children of Madaifu need hope.
    Their first steps in life are difficult : their parents are dead or gone and they come from poor families in deprived Chinese provinces. Your support can allow them to stay in their villages, with their relatives and to continue to go to school.

    Orphanages without Walls : the association places orphans and abandoned children in a relative’s home. An allowance is give [...]

2017 Apple Fundraising

2017 Apple Fundraising

The 2017 apple fundraising just started in Beijing and Shanghai. Please order your organic Fuji apples now!   The apple fundraising is a yearly meaningful contribution to the education of the Children of Madaifu in Gansu province. We are counting on your support!   In Beijing: In Shanghai :

Paris –  Join us on March 2nd for our annual dinner !

Paris – Join us on March 2nd for our annual dinner !

Great Chinese food from Shanxi and karaoke for all. All details & booking here Copyright  :  Philippe Rochot

Children of Madaifu’s apples are back and this year they are organic!

Children of Madaifu’s apples are back and this year they are organic!

For the 12th consecutive year, you are organising the now famous Children of Madaifu Apples Sale. To join this event and participate, just order some apples! They come in 10 kg organic apple boxes for RMB 300 each. All proceeds will go to our action for Children of Madaifu. Please contact : In Beijing : madaifu@hotmail.com In Shanghai : madaifushanghai@yahoo.com  

Concert in Shanghai Sunday 17 april 2016 from 5 to 7pm

Concert in Shanghai Sunday 17 april 2016 from 5 to 7pm

“Children of Madaifu” and the gallery ArtCN are pleased to invite you to a chamber music concert: piano, clarinet, cello played by 3 chinese students of the Music Conservatory of Shanghai. At ArtCN – 423 Guangfu Road (across Xinqiao Road – Suzhou Creek) Admission per person: 200RMB All the benefits will go to “Children of Madaifu”. Due to limited seating, please send an email ASAP with your name and the number […]

Congratulations Zhang Zhenghai!

Congratulations Zhang Zhenghai!

Zhang Zhenghai, one of Children of Madaidu’s first supportees, received first place in the baguette and special breads category in the Lesaffre Cup Bakery Competition and will be traveling to Jakarta, Indonesia to compete in the Asia-wide competition in November 2015. Both us and Shanghai Young Bakers, who trained him and where he now teaches, were deligthed by this result!

Gilles Sabrié: On the kang, portraits from rural China

Gilles Sabrié: On the kang, portraits from rural China

In March and April 2015, photographer Gilles Sabrié came back to the area where we work to shoot a series on the place the kang (a brick bed heated from underneath) has in Northern Chinese houses. You can discover his work at: www.gsabrie.com      

Prune Nourry back in Gansu

Prune Nourry back in Gansu

From March 12 to 14, Prune Nourry was once again with us in the field to meet up with the eight little girls who modelled for her “Terracotta Daughters” project. She used this opportunity to show the girls the project’s making-of video and most importantly, give each of them their own statue.  

Field trip – Chunjie 2015

Field trip – Chunjie 2015

Just before Chinese New Year, we visited the families of all the children we support, in both Gansu and Shaanxi, to bring them their quarterly allowance and the traditional seasonal gifts : rice,oil, sweets, and a hongbao! It is a great opportunity for us to spend more time with the families, share a bowl of noodles with them on the kang and get to know them better!  

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