Since end of May provinces in central and south China are suffering from severe floods. The Amity Foundation has distributed 69,100 kilograms if rice, 1382 barrels cooking oil, 1482 blankets, 15,000 packages of instant noodles and sanitation kits to people affected by the disaster.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred near Yibin City, Sichuan Province. According to local authorities, the earthquake caused a total of 11 deaths and injured 122 people. Amity will respond to the needs of the affected people, working with our local partner.
The electronic issue of the Chinese Theological Review (CTR) Volume 29 is available for download. CTR is focusing on the Protestant churches in China to present Chinese voices directly, taking a more documentary approach by providing translated theological essays, church statements, sermons, etc. for an English-language readership.
Chairman Qiu was appointed as the President of the Guangzhou Association for Promoting Social Service Development (PSSD). On May 18, 2019, the inaugural meeting of the PSSD took place in Guangzhou.
At the Second Member Summit of the China Charity Alliance (CCA), Qiu Zhonghui, Chair of the Amity Foundation, was elected as Vice President and Board Member. The CCA is an organization and platform for cooperation and mutual exchange among the third sector in China and is a major player in the Chinese civil society sector.