On August 8, 2017, in the evening, an earthquake struck Jiuzhaigou County, southwest of China’s Sichuan Province. The earthquake killed at least 20 people and injured 431. The Amity Foundation provides relief for people in the affected area.
In responds to the humanitarian crisis in Africa’s drought affected regions, the Amity Foundation has launched its so far largest humanitarian aid project in Africa. The commencement ceremony of the Living Water project was held in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on 20th July, 2017.
An English training workshop for English teachers from Mainland China was held in Xinhui, Guandong in July. More than 100 English teachers from junior secondary schools across the district participated in the training.
On September 11 to 16, the Amity Foundation distributed relief packages to 8,400 families who were affected affected by the devastating floods, in southern China earlier this year. The relief work facilitated relief to the victims of the floods and help them restore their normal living.
The Hong Kong Government announced a grand of HKD 4.64 million to the Amity Foundation to provide life-saving water trucking, purification materials and hygiene kits for people affected by the drought in Ethiopia.