The Charitable Science Education and Intelligence Support Program of Shanghai Science and Education Development Foundation Won the First Shanghai Charity Award
The 1st award ceremony for the "Shanghai Charity Award" sponsored by Shanghai Municipal People's Government, which is the highest award of philanthropy in Shanghai, was held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center in the forenoon of February 17, 2023. Before the event, Chen Jining, Secretary of Municipal Party Committee, and Gong Zheng, Deputy Secretary of Municipal Party Committee and Mayor of Shanghai, met the award winner. The charitable science education and intelligence support program "Pass on Scientific Knowledge through Great Love and Impart Scientific Wisdom through True Love" of Shanghai Science and Education Development Foundation was granted the Charity Project and Charitable Trust Award.
The charitable science education and intelligence support program "Pass on Scientific Knowledge through Great Love and Impart Scientific Wisdom through True Love" was designed by the Foundation in order to implement the national poverty alleviation strategy, support the pairing assistance program of Shanghai and continue requiting the old revolutionary base areas. This program provides high-quality science contents and science popularization services. A series of charitable science education activities including mobile science museum, science classes for the children of the relocated people, science tour for the elder people of Shanghai and science education carnival for special groups of people brought high-quality science education resources to the youngsters, the people in difficulties and vulnerable groups of people in the remote regions, so that they could also participate in the science education programs, experience the cutting-edge technologies such as virtual reality, multidimensional immersion and intelligent interaction, and cultivate their aspiration for scientific explorations. The program benefited over 150,000 person-times on average annually, and the accumulative public welfare expenditure exceeded RMB 20 million.
Winning this award signifies that years of efforts made by the Foundation in "charitable science education" program have been recognized and commended. As its title indicates, this charitable science education and intelligence support program is meant to "Pass on Scientific Knowledge through Great Love and Impart Scientific Wisdom through True Love", build the classroom for science education, spread hope through true love, and share strength through great love. The charitable science education program lets the children of the remote mountainous regions enjoy the benefits of science and technology. In the future, Shanghai Science and Education Development Foundation will continue on its mission of "promote science education through collective strength", vigorously participate in charitable programs, spread the positive energy, and contribute to the charitable science education endeavors.