Welcome to the Chinese New Year Trust
"If your plan is for one year plant rice. If your plan is for ten years plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years educate children." Confucius
The Chinese New Year Trust is an international charity that helps improve access to education for children and young people in rural China.
Most of us take education for granted. However, it is education that empowers us to turn our dreams into reality. Millions of children in rural China have little or no access to high-quality education.
At CNYTrust, we want to help give them that chance; to live their dreams, build their futures and to have the best possible start in life – we, and our supporters, believe this starts with education.
Rural vs. Urban – some stats:
Average years of schooling: 6.6 vs. 11.0
Secondary school enrolment rates: ~55% vs. ~75%
College: Urban students are 3 times more likely to be admitted than rural students
"A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special." Nelson Mandela
Hear from the CNYTrust team
Record Year For Cambridge University CNYTrust Team – almost £20,000 raised
Posted by The Cambridge University CNYT Team
This academic year was a highly successful one in Cambridge for the Chinese New Year Trust committee. Two major events were organised – the Chinese New Year Charity Run and the Chinese New Year Ball. The Charity Run took place in October, and saw over 100 runners take to the streets of Cambridge on a … Continue reading Record Year For Cambridge University CNYTrust Team – almost £20,000 raised
A Single Spark – By 洪扬 (CNYTrust Beijing President, 2013-2014)
Posted by The CNYT Scholars
CNY Trust helps the volunteers with their financial problems and allows us in turn to help migrant children who lack access to better education. All the volunteers devoted themselves into helping the migrant children. In the past year, there were about 40 volunteers in our association.15 of them received the CNYTrust scholarship. During last year, … Continue reading A Single Spark – By 洪扬 (CNYTrust Beijing President, 2013-2014)
A review of 2013…another year with plenty of progress
Posted by The CNYT Team
In 2013 CNYTrust continued to inspire, education and inform – all whilst having a great time. Here are some of the things we achieved in 2013: We sponsored a record number of scholars at Capital Normal University in Beijing to teach at our selected migrant schools Our generous group of donors who sponsor students directly … Continue reading A review of 2013…another year with plenty of progress