Chi Heng Foundation (CHF) was founded in 1998 and is a registered charity in Hong Kong. The philosophy of “Chi Heng” is to put “wisdom into action” to help the underprivileged.
CHF’s work in China focuses on providing comprehensive care and support to AIDS impacted children, with education being the main focus. Since 2002, CHF has been providing assistance to these children in Central China, so that they can continue their schooling. By June of 2011, CHF has cumulatively sponsored more than 13,000 AIDS impacted children, including primary, junior high, senior high and university students. AIDS Prevention and Education programs are carried out in forms of hotline, outreach and peer education in high risk group. With over 200 volunteers for AIDS Prevention and Education program in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Xi’an respectively, CHF has intervened over 100,000 high risk people by June of 2011. CHF has set up local offices in Henan, Anhui and Yunnan Provinces to follow up on the needs of the children and provide timely assistance and offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou to coordinate both AIDS Orphans programs and AIDS Prevention and Education programs.
After years of hard work, CHF’s work has gained wide recognition and commendation. With the support of institutions like One Foundation, UNESCO, Global Fund, Clinton Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CHF has successfully implemented various relief projects to help AIDS impacted children and AIDS Prevention programs.