Keyword: Disability

Afternoon tea party run entirely by disabled staff held in Guangzhou

Afternoon tea party run entirely by disabled staff held in Guangzhou

A special afternoon tea party was recently held in the International Financial Centre in Guangzhou, attracting many passersby. While a normal tea party may be made complete by over-baked bread and desserts, the specialness of this tea party was embodied by the bakers, the waiters and waitresses, and the musicians who were there to create vibrant rhythm and much joy. All of the staff involved in the party were people with intellectual disabilities, but this did not affect the quality of the goods or music they produced. The customers marvelled at the food and the service provided after they learnt that the staffers were disabled, and they did not hold back their amazement and …read more

Alipay issues first-ever electronic invoice for an individual donation

Alipay issues first-ever electronic invoice for an individual donation

On April 11, a woman in Beijing received the first electronic invoice for an individual donation issued by an Internet donation platform in China. The invoice was issued for a donation to the “Send a Blind Child a Book” (我送盲童一本书) program, by the China Foundation for Disabled Persons (CFDP), which has teamed up with Alipay to create a new system for issuing invoices. There are also several other charitable programs by the CFDP open on Alipay now, including programs to help disabled children and children with cerebral palsy, and to provide artificial limbs and orthopedic surgeries to those in need. Secretary General of the CFDP Zhang Yanhua commented that making donation …read more